<br /> Lee Letter: g024

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Jefferson Davis

To Presidt Davis

Have written you my views today and ordered Genl Smith to join me with all the troops available subject to Your approval.

R. E. Lee

[Endorsed] 23 Coll 92 Aug 24, 1862. Genl R. E. Lee Jefferson, Va.

Notes:

W. J. De Renne CollectionWormsloe, Chatham County, Georgia (1914)

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 24.