Mansfield Lovell to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-13
Scope and Contents
This letter by Mansfield Lovell is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Having heard that Lee is writing a history of the American Civil War, Lovell offers a list of documents from Confederate officers in his possession for Lee's review. Mansfield notes documents taken by the Joint Congressional Committee on the affairs of the Confederate Naval Department and correspondence between the Confederate War Department and General Lafayette McLaws concerning the surrender of New Orleans, Louisiana to Union forces.
- Creation: 1866-05-13
- Lovell, Mansfield, 1822-1884 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
From the Collection: 24 Linear Feet
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