Richmond, April 2, 1862

Capt. S. S. Lee:

Commandant Navy-Yard, Norfolk:

Proceed at once to obstruct Elizabeth River. Call on General Huger for such aid and co-operation as may be necessary. Prepare hulks to shut passage when necessary.

Jefferson Davis




Source: The War of the Rebellion, Series 1, Volume 11, part 3, p. 414

Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2022 March 29