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Saturday, November 2, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President's order removing Gen. Fremont from command of Dept. of West is delivered. Curtis to Lincoln, 6 November 1861, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

President writes Sec. Cameron: "I think any officer who has been dismissed on suspicion of disloyalty, but does not go over to the enemy, continuing to protest his loyalty, entitles himself to a hearing." Abraham Lincoln to Simon Cameron, 2 November 1861, CW, 5:11.

Writes Gen. Joseph G. Totten, Chief of Engineers: "If Genl Totten & myself are both alive, and in place in June 1862, & he Genl T. will remind me of it, I then wish to give a Cadetship to a son of Professor [Dennis H.] Mahan." Abraham Lincoln to Joseph G. Totten, 2 November 1861, CW, 5:13.