<br /> Lee Letter: g200

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: John C. Breckinridge

Hon. Secretary War,

Genl. Taylor, on the 30th., reports that the enemy’s column from the Tennessee River is seventy miles from Selma.

(Signed) R. E. Lee

[Endorsed] Respectfully submitted for the information of the President. By order J. A. Campbell Asst. Secy. War. April 1/65. Copy Tel. Gen. R. E. Lee to Sec. of War. Hd. Qrs. Mar 31. 1865. Genl. Taylor reports movements of enemy against Mobile. Recd. April 1. 1865.

Notes:

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

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 200.