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Jeb Stuart's letter to his "General" requesting that the information that requires Stuart's attention, regarding General Trimble's capture of Manassas, be sent back to him. He further mentions that the news of "Old Milroy" makes him "itch to get hold of him." Sent from Culpeper, Virginia. Dated April 12th, 1863.
Culpeper April 12th 1863 Dear General- I yesterday rec'd an intimation that Gen'l Trimble's report of the capture of Manassas (which he ought to have submitted to me), contains matter which requires my attention. I beg to request that you will have a copy made for me, of such parts as interest me, in order that I may be heard in refer-ence thereto. There is now news here old Milroy makes me itch to get hold of him. (over) The bearer will wait for the report. Very truly yours J.E.B. Stuart
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Jeb Stuart, James Stuart, Culpeper, Virginia, General Trimble, R.H. Milroy, 12 April 1863, Army of Northern Virginia, Cavalry chief, Capture of Manassas, Robert E. Lee, Confederates States Army
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Stuart, James Ewell Brown ("Jeb"), "Jeb Stuart letter to commanding general requesting information. Culpeper, Virginia, April 12, 1863." (1863). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 235.
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