One quote from Lee, long after the fact while in Lexington, as recorded by Rev. J. William Jones.
"If I had Stonewall Jackson at Gettysburg, I would have won that fight, and a complete victory that would have given us Washington and Baltimore, if not Philadelphia, and would have established the independence of the Confederacy."
Yeah, sure, Robert. But the above does voice what was on the mans mind, probably before the Army of Northern Virginia ever crossed the border northward.
The Jones quote is, if not a downright fabrication, a misrepresentation of an exchange with REL...