<br /> Lee Letter: g155

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Jefferson Davis

His Excellency J. Davis

Telegram received. The expedition is spoken of all through the army, information having been brought from Richmond. I will inform the leaders and let them judge.

(Signed) R. E. Lee

[Endorsed] Genl. R. E. Lee Hd. Qrs. Near Petersburg July 8 1864. Telegram in cypher. Recd. July 8 1864.

Notes:

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

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 155.