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Monday, February 17, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

At night Sec. Stanton takes nomination of Gen. Grant as major general of volunteers to White House and President signs it. Notebook, February 1862, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lincoln writes Stanton : "Some time ago I directed Henry M. Judah, of the regular Army, to be appointed a Brig. Genl. of volunteers. I understand my note on the subject, is lost or mislaid; and I now renew the direction." Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 17 February 1862, CW, 5:135.