<br /> Lee Letter: g111

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Jefferson Davis

His Excellency Jefferson Davis

In conference with Genl Beauregard he states that he has only twelve thousand Infantry and can spare none. If Genl Grant advances tomorrow I will engage him with my present force

(Signed) R E Lee General

[Endorsed] Copy Telegram Genl R E Lee. Atlees May 29, 1864

Notes:

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

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 111.