<br /> Lee Letter: g098

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Braxton Bragg

To Gen. Braxton Bragg.

Telegram received. I request that Gen. McLaws be not ordered to this army, but assigned to duty elsewhere.

R. E. Lee Genl.

[Endorsed] 20 Coll 200. Spottsylvania C.H. May 17 64. Gen. R. E. Lee Requests that McLaws be not sent to him, but assigned to some duty elsewhere. R.B. 769. Recd. May 18 1864.

Notes:

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

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 98.