Raab Acquires Lee’s Letter to President Davis

General Robert E. Lee to President Jefferson Davis

Lee’s important report to President Davis in the aftermath of Gettysburg: JEB Stuart, General Longstreet, movements by Meade, spies in their midst

An acquisition and unveiling by Raab

In September 1863, General Robert E. Lee wrote an important report to President Jefferson Davis, detailing General JEB Stuart’s brave defense against Meade’s post-Gettysburg incursion into Virginia.  This was the first battle on southern soil between the Army of Northern Virginia and the Army of the Potomac after the Battle of Gettysburg.  For decades, this historical treasure has been in a private collection.  The Raab Collection has now acquired it, and for one week, it will be on display in our offices.  Contact us to learn more or read the letter here.

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