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E. F. Farrar and Annie De Moss to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-15

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39

Scope and Contents

This letter was written by Mrs. E. F. Farrar and Annie De Moss from Vicksburg, Mississippi on February 15, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The two women write that their letter includes a check for $536 intended for Stonewall Jackson's widow and child, and request that Lee forward it at his convenience. The letter continues and expresses the pain that is felt by them in defeat after the war's end, and describe the nature with which life continues in the south. They express their admiration for both Jackson and Lee, and describe the reverence with which their names are held in their households.

Dates

  • 1866-02-15

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Extent

From the Collection: 24 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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