<br /> Lee Letter: g031

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Jefferson Davis

To Presdt Davis

Two divisions of the army have crossed the Potomac. I hope all will cross today navigation of the canal has been interrupted and efforts will be made to break up the use of the Baltimore and Ohio rail-road.

R. E. Lee.

[Endorsed] Sept 6, 1862. Genl R. E. Lee near Frederick, Md.

Notes:

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

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 31.