<br /> Lee Letter: g095

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Jefferson Davis

To His Excellency Prest. Davis.

In Butler’s official report to Grant May 5th he states that he has the Eighteenth and Tenth (10) Army Corps [which] have arrived in his Dept. These Corps. came from North & South Carolina Georgia and Florida & constitute most of the Federal Troops in these States. Cannot we now draw more troops from these Depts.

R. E. Lee

[Endorsed] 54 Collect 840 DB. Telegram. R. E. Lee 12 May 64.


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

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 95.