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Letter from General Henry Wager Halleck to General Robert E. Lee and a response by Lee, 1863, December 7
1863-12-07
Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager), 1815-1872; Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
USA: Washington, D.C.
Paper
9 3/4" x 7 1/2"; 20 x 25 cm.; 1 item (2 pages)
Gift of Tobin William
A78/010/001

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. SEE: Coelho, John. "Civil War Letter Highlights the Difficulties of Prisoner of War Exchanges," Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library blog. July 12, 2016. http://nationalheritagemuseum.typepad.com/library_and_archives/2016/07/civil-war-letter-highlights-the-difficulties-of-prisoner-of-war-exchanges.html



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