<br /> Lee Letter: g041

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Samuel Cooper

Gen,

On the 25th inst. Capt John S. Mosby attacked and routed a body of the enemy’s cavalry, on the little river turnpike, near Chantilly. He reports ten killed and wounded, and a Lieutenant and thirty-five men, with their horses, arms, and equipments captured. He sustained no loss. I have the honour to be

Your obedt Servant

(Signed) R. E. Lee Genl.

[Endorsed] Genl Lee Hd Qrs Fredericksburg March 25, 1863

Notes:

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

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 41.