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Dispatch from Robert E. Lee to John J. Clarke, 1862 May 8

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/4301
Dispatch from Robert E. Lee to John J. Clarke, 1862 May 8
Dispatch from Robert E. Lee to John J. Clarke, 1862 May 8

Dates

  • 1862 May 8

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Description

Dispatch remarks that "In prosecuting the work of obstructing James River you [John J. Clarke] are authorized to seize for the Confederate States any vessels in the river which you may need....".