<br /> Lee Letter: g136

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: James A. Seddon

Sir,

Genl. Beauregard telegraphs that last night the enemy assaulted his lines twice and were repulsed, leaving 400 prisoners, including eleven commissioned officers, in our hands. To-day the enemy carried a weak point in his lines. Our troops assaulted and carried our original lines near Bermuda Hundreds with slight loss on our part.

Very respectfully Your obdt servt

(Signed) R E Lee Genl

[Endorsed] Respectfully submitted for the information of the President. James A. Seddon Secretary of War. June 18/64.

Copy Telegram to Sec War Genl Lee Hd Qrs A N V June 17, 64 June 18/64

Notes:

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

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 136.