<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.


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

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