Transcript of a telegram sent from President Abraham Lincoln to Edwin D. Morgan, Governor of New York, in 1861. Lincoln thanked Morgan for his assistance in raising soldiers for the Union Army, lauding his "great success".
Other transcripts on this page include a telegram from George Bliss, Jr. to Lockwood Doty, the head of New York's Bureau of Military Statistics, and a telegram from R.V. Hagner to Governor Morgan, requesting muskets for use in Kentucky.
September 26 1861
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 2, Volume 5, Entry for September 26, 1861.
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