Arlington, near Alexa VA

               31 July 1858


Major Irwin McDowell

   Asst Adjt Genl HdQrs: of the Army

             West Point N. Y.





           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