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- Charles Cornwallis letter to Alexander Leslie.
Suffolk, VA - 20 July 1781
By a letter I have received this instant from the Commander-in-Chief it is necessary to stop the sailing of the expedition
- George Pickett letter to Salle Corbell Pickett.
Suffolk, VA - 5 May 1863
I am ordered instead to proceed at once with three of my brigades to Petersburg, via the "Jerusalem-Plank-Road," to intercept a cavalry raid.