Letter from General Henry Wager Halleck to General Robert E. Lee and a response by Lee, 1863, December 7

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Title

Letter from General Henry Wager Halleck to General Robert E. Lee and a response by Lee, 1863, December 7

Description

Manuscript letter, dated December 7, 1863, to Gen. Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) from Gen. Henry Wager Halleck (1815-1872) discussing exchange of prisoners of war.

Response from Lee on reverse, dated December 15, 1863.

Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts.
USM 001.039

Date

1863 12 07

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A1978/010/1

Is Referenced By

Coelho, John. "Civil War Letter Highlights the Difficulties of Prisoner of War Exchanges," Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library blog. July 12, 2016.

Extent

1 item ; 20 x 25 cm.

Provenance

Gift of Tobin William.

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Citation

Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager), 1815-1872, “Letter from General Henry Wager Halleck to General Robert E. Lee and a response by Lee, 1863, December 7,” digitalVGW, accessed October 27, 2021, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/641.