Letters of Robert E. Lee [manuscript] 1861 and 1865.


Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Letters of Robert E. Lee [manuscript] 1861 and 1865.

Letters of Robert E. Lee [manuscript] 1861 and 1865.

Collection consists of one transcript and eight signed letters from April and May, 1861, from Lee to Philip St. George Cocke and Jubal Anderson Early detailing instructions on mustering in Virginia army volunteers, stationing troops at Manassas Gap Junction, Culpeper and Alexandria, and other problems surrounding the organization of the Virginia militia. There is also a letter to John B. Cocke thanking him for care of his horse.

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Cocke, John Bowdoin, 1836-1889.

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Confederate states of America. Army

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Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894

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Confederate general. From the description of Autograph manuscript : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742671 James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the grandson of James Barron and son of Wilton and Jane A. (Barron) Hope. James Barron Hope graduated from the College of William and Mary. He practiced law and was commonwealth's attorney for Norfolk. He married Anne Beverley Whiting. The couple had two daughters, Jane A. Barron (Jane...