Headquarters Virginia Forces,

Richmond, Va., May 3, 1861


Respectfully submitted for the information of his excellency Governor Letcher.

Five thousand volunteers, including those now in service at Norfolk, have been called out today. In addition, the Georgia and Alabama regiments are ordered there.

R E Lee





Source: The War of the Rebellion, Series 1, Volume 2, p. 801

Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2017 November 27