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Document Details


Title: Letter from Robert E. Lee to Jefferson Finis Davis, September 2, 1864
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S1564-D191
Original Language: English
Time span: 1864
Speaker: Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 10-Jan-1807
Speaker place of birth: Westmoreland County, VA; Virginia; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Educator; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 57
Document location: Virginia
Document date: 02-Sep-1864
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; Confederate army; Lines of defense; Military; Military reserve troops; Military strategy; Sieges
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1564-D191-2094