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Arlington, near Alexa VA

               31 July 1858

 

Major Irwin McDowell

   Asst Adjt Genl HdQrs: of the Army

             West Point N. Y.

 

 

  Major

 

           I have the honour to report that my address for the month of August next will be Arlington near Alexandria  VA.

 

                                     I remain very respy your obtservt

 

 

                                                          R E Lee BtCol

                                                           LtCol 2 Cavy

 

On the reverse:

 

Arlington, near Alexa VA.

       31 July 1858

 

BtCol R E Lee

   LtCol 2 Cavy

 

Reports his address for

the month of Aug 1858