<br /> Lee Letter: w199

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Jefferson Davis

Respectfully returned to His Execy President Davis. Gov. Milton has been informed that the Florida Brigade cannot be spared from the Army, unless an equal force can be sent to take its place

R E Lee Genl


R. E. Lee CollectionLeyburn Library

Lee wrote this in reply to Davis’s note to him of 23 August 1863.