Hd Qrs: Fredg 26 March ’63

 

Genl S. Cooper

Adjt & Inspr Genl Richmond Va:

Gen

On the 25ht Inst. Capt Jno. S. Moseby attacked & routed a body of the enemy’s Cavly on the Little river turnpike near Chantilly. He reports ten killed & wounded & na Lt. & thirty five men, with their horses, arms & equipments captured. He sustained no loss.

I have the honour to be

Your Obt Servt

R E Lee

Genl

 

Verso:

 

Respfy: submitted to the President

March 27/63

S. Cooper At & I Gn

 

By direction of the President, appoint this officer Major of Partizan Rangers

 

 

Source: Personal collection of William J. Stier

Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2017 March 24