<br /> Lee Letter: g088

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Samuel Cooper

To Genl S. Cooper. A & I. Genl

Dispatch received. It is impossible for me to spare Genl Ed. Johnson at this time.

(signed) R. E. Lee General

[Endorsed] Official copy of Telegram received . . . and respectfully submitted to Genl B. Bragg John W. Riely, A.A.G Orange C.H. 23 April, 64. R. E. Lee General Can’t spare Gent Johnson. RB 345 Recd 24 Apl 64

Notes:

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

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 88.