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Near Gaine’s Mill        Hd Qr A. M. A. [sic]

 

12 ½ P. M. 10th June, 1864

 

General,

I have received your letter enclosing the copies of telegrams from General Beauregard. I am glad that the attempt on Petersburg was thwarted and hope our cavalry will be able to protect the railroad.

Everything is quiet on the lines up to this hour and I can discover no movement on the part of the enemy.

Very Respt

Your obt servt

R E Lee

Genl

 

Gen Bragg

&c &c

Richmond

 

P.S. Dispatch from Hampton at Frederick’s Hall, states enemy camped last night at New Market. Everything going well and he is getting between him and Gordonsville.

REL

 

 

 

Source: Mss2 L515 a 147, Virginia Historical Society, Richmond

Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2018 June 27

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