Letter to J. Thompson Brown, 1862 August 7.


Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Letter to J. Thompson Brown, 1862 August 7.

Letter to J. Thompson Brown, 1862 August 7.

In a brief note written two days before the battle of Cedar Mountain Lee writes "Genl. Jackson has applied for an additional battery. I wish you to select one, giving preference to one from that part of the Country or to one desirous of serving there" and adds that Brown should report to him at Headquarters [at?] Dobbs House.

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