Headquarters ANVa

April 15th 1863

Col R L. Walker

Art

Col

 

I have learned through a letter from Col Crutchfield that the commissions of certain field officers of artillery belonging to this army were sent to me from Richmond by you. Please inform me if this is so what you did with them and what were the directions you received concerning them

I have the honour to be

Very respectfully

Your obt servt

R E Lee

Genl

 

 

Reuben Lindsay Walker (1827-1890) a native of Virginia. He served in the major battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia. After the war, he moved to Alabama and worked in the railroads. He died in Virginia and is buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond.