Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Stephen D. Lee” in chapter 1.27, section c.1.27.1, page 25 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
...ght, of the War Department in Washington.
As far as I know, it is now the most 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.
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