<br /> Lee Letter: g143

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Braxton Bragg

To Gen. B. Bragg

Col. Gorgas reports four thirty pounder Parrotts and two ten inch mortars in defence around Richmond. I desire to be sent to me immediately two thirty pounder Parrotts & the two ten inch Mortars unless wanted there.

R. E. Lee

[Endorsed] 377/40 Col. Hd. Qrs. A.N.Va. Near Petersburg. June 28TH. 1864. R. E. Lee Genl. Desires two thirty pounder Parrotts & two ten inch Mortars sent to him immediately. Copy referred to Col. Gorgas for compliance. R.B. 1320. Recd. June 28th. 64.

Notes:

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

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 143.