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 Richmond, Va., has recently submitted to my perusal some lnd 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,—I am on a road running from Spotsylvania C. H. to Silvers, which is on Plank Road, three miles below Chancellorsville.
General Fitz. Lee is still further to the left and extends scouts to Plank Road (Orange), and has the Turnpike watencil:
12 1/2 P. M., May 1st, 1863. General.
I trust that God will grant us a great victory.
Keep closed on Chancellorsville.
Yours very truly, T. J. Jackson, Lieutenant-General. Major-General J. E. B. Stuart.
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