United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292306]
Identifier: Vault MSS 574
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a letter written at Richmond, Virginia, on June 17, 1862, and addressed to George B. McLellan (1826-1885), commander of the Union Army. Lee replies to McClellan's suggestion "to consider medical officers in care of the sick and wounded as non-combatants." Lee agrees "that such officers would be so regarded in the operations of the armies of Northern and Eastern Virginia." Lee thanks McClellan for the release of Dr. Tayler "who was left in attendance upon a sick man at...
Dates: 1862 June 17
Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292439]
Identifier: Vault MSS 571
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter written from the Army of the Potomac headquarters on July 10, 1862. The item is addressed to Lorenzo Thomas (1804-1875), adjutant General of the Union Army. McClellan wants all of the regiments and batteries of the army brought up to "regulation" in size. He suggests combining units to bring them up to strength.
Dates: 1862 July 10