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Letter from General Lee to Colonel Moultrie:His conduct in the action does him infinite honour; will send him more ammunition and a reinforcement


Armstrong' s, June 28 — 3 o' clock P˙ M.

DEAR COLONEL: Mr˙ Byrd makes reports of your conduct which does you infinite honour; they are, indeed, such as I expected. I have sent for more ammunition for you, and ordered a large corps of Riflemen to reinforce Colonel Thompson. Yours,


To Colonel Moultrie.