<br /> Lee Letter: g154

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Braxton Bragg

To Genl. B. Bragg

How did you ascertain that Grant was crossing forces from City Point to Bermuda Hundreds Scouts report that Garrison at Yorktown been advanced to Williamsburg.

R. E. Lee

[Endorsed] 25/500 Co. Hd. Qrs. near Petersburg July 7th. R. E. Lee Genl. Inquires how Genl. Bragg learned that Grant was crossing troops from City Point to Bermuda Hundreds. Scouts report the garrison of Yorktown advanced to Williamsburg. R.B. 1368. Recd. at Hd. Qrs. A.C.S. July 7, 64.

Notes:

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

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 154.