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We are anxiously looking for official reports of the battle of Manassas, and have present need to know what supplies and wagons were captured. I wish you would have prepared a statement of your wants in transportation and supplies of all kinds, to put your army on a proper footing for active operations. .
I am as ever your friend,
(Signed) JEFFERSON DAVIS.
- Jefferson Davis
- Jefferson Davis: ex-President of the Confederate States of America; (1890), Davis, Varina