Headquarters,

Richmond, Va., April, 29, 1862

Col. J. Gorgas,

Chief of Ordnance Bureau, Richmond, Va.:

Colonel: I have the honor to state that General Johnston has informed me that he does not want any more heavy guns nor ammunition for them sent to Yorktown for the present.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R E Lee,

General

 

 

Source: The War of the Rebellion, Series 1, Volume 11, Part 3, p. 475

transcribed by Colin Woodward 2018 November 13