<br /> Lee Letter: g174

Washington and Lee University

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

Hon. J. A. Seddon, Secy. War.

Major J. S. Johnston’ reports from Dublin that enemy have left Wytheville, retiring by same route they came. Vaughan reported near Wytheville, and lead mines safe.

(Signed) R. E. Lee

[Endorsed ] Resp. submitted for the information of the President. James A. Seddon Secy. War. Dec. 18/64. Copy telegram to Sec. War. R. E. Lee Dec. 17 – 1864.

Notes:

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

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 174.