Notes and Queries.
Field Notes at Chancellorsville from Stuart and Jackson.
Lexington, Ky., January 27, 1883. Rev. J. Wm. Jones, Richmond, Va.:
My Dear Sir,—Mrs. Thos. R. Price, of Richmondly submitted to my perusal some letters and papers left by her son, Major R. Channing Price, General Stuart's Adjutant-General, who was killed in battle near Chancellorsville, on 1st May, 1863.
Among these I find one of the last field dispatches written by Stonewall Jackson.
General Stuart writes to General Jackson as follows:
headquarters cavalry division, 12 M., May 1st, 1863.
Generalcommunicate through Wickham and Owens to you.
May God grant us victory.
Yours truly, J. E. B. Stuart, Major-General.
Upon the back of this dispatch General Jackson writes, evidently whileclosed on Chancellorsville.
Yours very truly, T. J. Jackson, Lieutenant-General. Major-General J. E. B. Stuart.
What a commentary upon the lives of these two great men!
Yours very truly,