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    Colonel Walter H. Taylor et al: War-date Lee Staff Members Document. 5.75" x 8.75" document, written on two sides of a single sheet of lined paper, containing signatures of three members of Robert E. Lee's staff. Includes a letter to Taylor written by Eli Hamilton Janney (1831-1912), Quartermasters Office, n.p., August 27th 1864, requesting the issuance of a pass (docketed in the lower left corner by W. B. Richards Jr Post Q.M.). The other side has an endorsement: "Approved & respectively forwarded. Jas. L. Corley [illeg.] Aug 27" alongside another endorsement: "Hd. Qrs. A.N.Va. 27 Aug. 1864. Res. ret'd. approved. Qr. Mr's. Dept. will furnish transportation. By order of Genl. Lee. W. H. Taylor A.A. Genl." Taylor was Lee's closest staff officer. James L. Corley served on the staff of both General R. S. Garnett and Robert E. Lee. Major E. H. Janney was also on Lee's staff, but was captured by Union forces.

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