Results 1 entry found

Thursday, January 2, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President visits Gen. McClellan, who is at home ill, and finds that "he is very much better." Abraham Lincoln to Salmon P. Chase, 2 January 1862, CW, 5:88.

Sends communication to Congress regarding London industrial exhibition. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate and House of Representatives, 2 January 1862, CW, 5:88.

Drives to Navy Yard in afternoon with Asst. Sec. Fox to observe firing of 150-pound rifled cannon. "For the first time I heard the President speak of the bare possibility of our being two nations." Extracts from Dahlgren Diary, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.