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Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Simon Cameron ordering him to prepare a naval expedition

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)1861-03-29

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Orders Secretary of War Cameron to send a naval expedition to resupply Fort Sumter. Indicates that specific instructions were in an attached memorandum (not included) and instructs Cameron to cooperate with Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles.

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  • Title: Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Simon Cameron ordering him to prepare a naval expedition
  • Creator: Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)
  • Date: 1861-03-29
  • GLC Number: GLC08093

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