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    Robert L. Dabney Autograph Letter Signed with Shenandoah Valley Campaign Content. One page, 8" x 4.25", no place; May 24, 1862. A field order addressed to Major General R. L. Ewell the day before the First Battle of Winchester. It reads in full: "I am directed by the Genl Commanding to inform you that he is now in front of the enemy, who have made a stand at New-town: and that he desires you to press their flank." Signed, "R.L. Dabney." The general referenced in the letter is Stonewall Jackson. The battle proved to be a major victory for Jackson. He cut off the Union advance to Richmond. They were rerouted into the Valley following his actions to act in defense of Washington, D.C.

    Condition: Smoothed folds.


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