|Creator:||McLaws, Lafayette, 1821-1897|
|Title:||Lafayette McLaws letter to Isaac R. Pennypacker|
|Dates:||1886 June 25|
|Quantity:||1.0 folder (1 letter)|
Lafayette McLaws (1821-1897) was a native of Augusta, Georgia, graduate of West Point, and Major-General in the Confederate Army.
The collection consists of a letter from Lafayette McLaws to Isaac R. Pennypacker, editor of the Weekly Press in Philadelphia, on June 25, 1886. The letter is a reply from McLaws to Pennypacker as to whether or not General Fitz-John Porter had received an order to advance at the Battle of Antietam. McLaws tells of his action to find such an order, what finding or not finding the order might mean, even years later. He includes some information regarding his movements in the battle as well.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Lafayette McLaws letter to Isaac R. Pennypacker, MS 1005. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.