[Telegram from Abraham Lincoln to Governor Edwin D. Morgan]

Telegram from President Abraham Lincoln to Edwin D. Morgan, Governor of New York, 1862. Lincoln remarked that it was "thought safest to mark high enough". He added that the number Morgan was referring to was 300,000, the number of soldiers that Lincoln was attempting to raise for the Union Army.
Identifier
NYSA_A4149-78_B3_V7_p109
Date
July 2 1862
Language
English
Source
New York State Archives, New York (State). Bureau of Military Statistics. Telegrams received and sent by the Governor's Office, 1861-1862. Series A4149-78, Box 3, Volume 7, page 109.
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