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Friday, June 14, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President orders secretary of war: "Let Hon. John A. Dix be a Major General of Volunteers. Let Captain John Pope of the U.S.A. and Hon. Stephen A. Hurlbut of Ills. each be a Brigadier General, of (Illinois) volunteers." DNA—WR RG 94, Adjt. Gen. Off., Letters Received, Box 629; Memorandum: Appointment of John Pope and Stephen A. Hurlbut, 14 June 1861, CW, 4:407.

Lincoln and two boys at depot in afternoon to meet Mrs. Lincoln arriving from Philadelphia. Baltimore Sun, 15 June 1861.

Lincoln spends evening at Navy Yard. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 15 June 1861, 3:1.