Letter. [Oliver] W[aldo West], Headquarters, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac [near Brandy Station, Virginia], to "My dear 'Lyra'" [Sarah Stilson], Corning, New York
1863 December 10
Part of: Sarah Stilson Correspondence
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West directs a great deal of sardonic criticism at Meade and the Army of the Potomac, regarding the recent "reconnaisance in force" across the Rapidan (i.e., the Mine Run campaign of 26 November to 1 December).