<br /> Lee Letter: g042

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Jefferson Davis

To His Excellency Jeff Davis

I believe Burnside with his corps has gone to Kentucky. He has assumed Command of Department of Ohio. No troops in my opinion have left Hooker’s army for Tennessee will write by mail.

R. E. Lee

[Endorsed] April 2, 1863 Genl R. E. Lee Fredericksburg

Movement of Burnside and corps to Kentucky. 33/99 D.A.

Notes:

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

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 42.