Spotsylvania Court-House, May 20, 1864

(Via Chesterfield, 21st. Received 8 a.m. 21st)

 

Hon. James A. Seddon:

 

The enemy has continued quiet today; he is taking ground toward our right and intrenching, but whether for attack or defense is not apparent.

R E Lee

 

 

 

Source: The War of the Rebellion, Series 1, Vol. 36, Part 3, p. 800

Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2017 May 18