After the 1862 Maryland Campaign, Robert Chilton seems to quietly
fade away from being involved with affairs at ANVA HQ. Was he
quietly sent elsewhere by Lee or did other duties occupy his
attention at Army HQ other than being Adjutant General of the
Also, I heard recently that a possible promotion for Chilton
from Colonel to BG was not approved. Is this also true? If so,
could his performance during the Maryland Campaign be a factor?
Yr. Obt. Svt.
G E "Gerry" Mayers
To Be A Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption, or even
on one's mother's side, is an introduction to any state in the
Union, a passport to any foreign country, and a benediction from
the Almighty God. --Anonymous