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Letter to Benjamin S. Ewell, 1865 March 17

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Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1754
Letter to Benjamin S. Ewell, 1865 March 17
Letter to Benjamin S. Ewell, 1865 March 17

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  • 1865 March 17

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Written from Headquarters, Artillery Defenses, Richmond, Virginia. In the letter, Charles E. Lightfoot asks for a clarification of command responsibility for Richmond's artillery defenses, stating that the present command situation places him in conflict with Lt. Col. Carter M. Braxton. General Ewell's reply, via Col. Ewell, is on the reverse.