Telegram                                                         By the                                                 No. 4

Norfolk and Petersburg Rail Road Company’s

Telegraph Line

Date: Richmond 2 May

Received, Norfolk, 12.30 M. 1861

To Lieut W. H. Taylor

            Repair to head quarters at once and report for duty to Col F H. Smith by Command

R. L. Page

Naval Aid D Camp

to the Governor

 

Source: The Archives of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation, Papers of the Lee Family, Box 8, M2009.254

Transcribed by Caitlin Connelly, 2016 July 11