T. P. Robb to Richard Yates

Title

T. P. Robb to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1864-08-21

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

509299

Transcription

with T.P. Robb 8/22/64

Memphis August 21st 1864

His Excellency Governor Yates Springfield Ills

Sir - Rebels in heavy force suprised & entered the city this morning about 4 a.m. Ransacked the Stables - Hotels & Headquarters.- Had a jolly good time generally & retired. Our forces followed & are fighting theirs with good success. Genl Washburne says we can hold the city. Col. Starr 6th Ills Cavalry & Lieut Col 137th Ills Inftry - severely wounded. Will write particulars tomorrow.

Respectfully T.P. Robb Col & Agt.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

1

Citation

“T. P. Robb to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed December 17, 2018, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/19485.