<br /> Lee Letter: g168

Washington and Lee University

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

Hon. J. A. Seddon Secy. War.

Major Boyle I reports a small party of Enemy’s Cavalry partially destroyed Rapidan Bridge on the 6th., escaped before they could be arrested.

(Signed) R. E. Lee

[Endorsed] Respectfully referred to Gen Bragg. John W. Riely A.A.G. R. E. Lee Genl. Chaffin’s Bluff Octo. 7/64. Telegram to Secty. of War, announcing partial destruction of the Rapidan Bridge by Enemy’s Cavalry. Recd. Hd. Qrs. A.C.S. Octo. 8/64.

Notes:

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

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 168.