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Thursday, June 19, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President, accompanied by Sec. Stanton and Gen. Wadsworth, reviews Scott Cavalry Regiment. Boston Advertiser, 20 June 1862.

Secretary of Senate ordered to "wait upon Presdt. of U.S. and inform him that, in the absence of the V.P., the Senate has chosen the Honorable Solomon Foot Presdt. of the Senate pro tempore." Memorandum, 19 June 1862, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

President approves act securing freedom to all persons within U.S. territories. Stat. L., XII, 432.

Writes Gen. McClellan: "If large re-inforcements are going from Richmond to Jackson, it proves one of two things, either that they are very strong at Richmond, or do not mean to defend the place desperately." Abraham Lincoln to George B. McClellan, 19 June 1862, CW, 5:277.