Headquarters, December 16, 1862

Hon. James A. Seddon:

As far as can be ascertained this stormy morning, the enemy has disappeared in our immediate front, and has recrossed the Rappahannock. I presume he is mediating a passage at some other point.

R E Lee

 

 

 

Source: The War of the Rebellion, Series 1, Volume 21, p. 1064

Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2018 February 12