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Monday, May 27, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President interviews three members of Eagle Artillery of Baltimore (60 men) who offer services of corps to Government. Baltimore Sun, 28 May 1861.

Accepts six additional regiments of volunteers from Indiana. N.Y. Tribune, 28 May 1861.

Postmaster Gen. Blair and Gen. Meigs discuss with President appointment of quartermaster general; Meigs consults with President and Sec. Seward about Fort Pickens, Fla. Carl Schurz calls on President. Extracts from Meigs Diary, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Robert Lincoln at White House, on vacation from Harvard. Baltimore Sun, 31 May 1861.

Lincoln drafts letter for Adjt. Gen. Thomas to sign, authorizing Gen. Harney in Missouri to check every movement against Government "however disguised under the pretended State authority." Lorenzo Thomas to William S. Harney, 27 May 1861, CW, 4:387.