<br /> Lee Letter: g044

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Jefferson Davis

To His Ex Presdt Davis

Dispatch of 11.30 P.M. yesterday received. Genl Stuart is supposed to have crossed Rapidan last Night to interrupt Enemys column at Germania. He cut it in the afternoon near Maddens North of Rapidan. He captured prisoners from 5th, 11th, and 12th Corps.

[R. E. Lee]

[Endorsed] Telegram from Genl Lee Hd Qrs Fredericksburg April 30th 1863.

Notes:

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

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 44.