Statistics for occurrence #1 of “State of Virginia” in chapter 1.26 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
...correct list extant, and you can safely have it published.
With kind wishes, your comrade and friend,
(Signed) Stephen D. Lee.
General Lee's first service was in the western part of the State of Virginia , where he was attended by two aides-de-camp, Colonel John A. Washington and Captain Walter H. Taylor.
Colonel John Augustine Washington was killed at Valley Mountain, September, 1861.
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