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Abraham Lincoln to Andrew H. Foote, regarding naval support for Grant's Tennessee campaign

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)1862-01-23

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Lincoln writes in the third-person: "The President wishes the rafts with their 13 inch mortars and all appointments to be ready for use at the earliest possible moment. What can be done to advance this? What is lacking? What is being done, so far as you know? Telegraph us every day, showing the progress, or lack of progress in this matter."

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  • Title: Abraham Lincoln to Andrew H. Foote, regarding naval support for Grant's Tennessee campaign
  • Creator: Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)
  • Date: 1862-01-23
  • GLC Number: GLC04702.01

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