Letterbook, 1861.


Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Battalion, Tomlins'. Letterbook, 1861.

Letterbook, 1861.

This letterbook, 1861, contains copies of the official correspondence of Harrison Ball Tomlin (1815-1897) while commanding Confederate forces at West Point, Va. The letters concern troop enlistment and supply requests. Correpondents in the letterbook include Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870), Robert Selden Garnett (1819-1861), John Bankhead Magruder (1807-1871), and John Letcher (1813-1884). Tomlin's Battalion later joined the 53rd Virginia Infantry Regiment.

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