<br /> Lee Letter: w210

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Miss Neilia Cave

Miss Neilia Cave

I am most grateful for your remembrance, & the useful present have made me. I trust a kind Providence will grant to a nations prayers the success you so ardently desire, & soon restore to us the blessings of peace. Evidences of its favor are constantly occurring. Genl Hoke on yesterday stormed & carried the enemy’s works at Plymouth N.C. Capturing one Brigd Genl, sixteen hundred officers & men, twenty five pieces of Arty Stores etc

With great respect your obt servt

R E Lee


R. E. Lee CollectionLeyburn Library

This letter is addressed: “Miss Cave Montebello VA.”