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Hd Qrs ANva

9 ½ PM 7th June

General,

I received your note with a copy of Gen Beauregard’s last dispatch. I think you are correct in supposing the force that advanced toward Petersburg to have been part of that at Bermuda Hundred. I beg leave to refer you to my previous note in that subject.

Very respy your obt servt,

R E Lee

Gen

 

Gen Bragg

Richmond

 

(verso)

Hd Qrs ANV June 10th/64 1:30

R. E. Lee Genl

Acknowledging note enclosing copy of Beauregard’s last dispatch, confirming idea that enemy’s at Petersburg came from Bermuda Hundred

RBN 28

Recd Hd Qrs A.N.V. June 9th/64, 1.3

 

 

Source: The Archives of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation, Papers of the Lee Family, Box 4, M2009.314, Jessie Ball duPont Library, Stratford Hall

 

Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2015 September 24