Lest We Forget - African American Military History by Researcher, 
					Author and Veteran Bennie McRae, Jr.

Correspondence from Jefferson Davis to General Robert E. Lee - March 24, 1865

RICHMOND, VA.,
March 24, 1865.

General ROBERT E. LEE,
Petersburg, Va.:

The governor of Virginia calls my attention to the fact that he has not received a requisition for slaves, as provided for in the act of the General Assembly of the 4th of March, 1865. A copy of the act was forwarded to you from my office.

JEFF'N DAVIS.

SOURCE: United States War Department. THE WAR OF THE REBELLION: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1880-1901.

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