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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

P. H. James letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233291944]
Identifier: Vault MSS 636
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed certificate of disability. This item is dated June 24, 1862 and is addressed to Gen. Wallace at Indianapolis, Indiana. It describes the physical disabilities of Lt. Colonel W.J.H. Robinson.
Dates: 1862 June 24

Robert E. Lee letter to George Brinton McClellan

 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

George Brinton McClellan letter

 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