• The Lees of Virginia
  • The Lees of Virginia
  • The Lees of Virginia
  • The Lees of Virginia

The Lee Family Digital Archive is the largest online source for primary source materials concerning the Lee family of Virginia. It contains published and unpublished items, some well known to historians, others that are rare or have never before been put online. We are always looking for new letters, diaries, and books to add to our website. Do you have a rare item that you would like to donate or share with us? If so, please contact our editor, Colin Woodward, at  (804) 493-1940, about how you can contribute to this historic project.




June 26, 1864


General Robert E. Lee:

Telegram of 1 p.m. received. Hampton’s division and Chambliss’ brigade are on south side of river, I on north side, near pontoon bridge. Can’t I assist in catching raiders on Danville road?

Fitz. Lee,





Source: The War of the Rebellion, Series 1, Volume 40, Part 2, p. 690

Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2017 July 18


Reference Shelf

Data Collections

About the Project

Website by Fresh Look Web Design
Copyright 2014 All Rights Reserved