<br /> Lee Letter: g176

Washington and Lee University

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

Hon. J. A. Seddon Secy. of War.

Col. Leventhorpe reports that on evening of 23rd. enemy’s gunboats passed below Williamston and have probably returned to Plymouth.

(Signed) R. E. Lee

[Endorsed] Copy telegram from Genl. R. E. Lee to Sec. of War. Hd Qrs. A.N.V. Dec. 25. 1864. Respectfully submitted for the information of the President. J. A. Seddon Secy. War. Dec. 26/64. Recd. Dec. 26.

Notes:

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

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 176.