Headquarters Army of Northern Virginia,

June 10, 1864–8:30 p.m.



Hon. Secretary of War,



Sir: The enemy has made no movement to-day. The skirmishing along the lines has been somewhat more active and systematic than during the last two days.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,


                          R. E. Lee






Source: The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Series 1, Vol. 27, Part 3, pp. 874-876.

Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2016 June 9