Hdqrs: New Market

7 Aug ‘62

 

Col: J. Thompson Brown

Corps of arty

 

Col: Genl Jackson has applied for an additional battery. I wish you to select one, giving preference to one from that part of the County, or to one desirous of serving there. Please see me at my Hdqrs (Dabbs house) tomorrow morg on the subject

very respy your obt servt

RE Lee

Genl

 

 

 

Source: The Papers of Robert E. Lee, 1830-1870, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2018 June 18