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Wednesday, June 25, 1862.+-

West Point, NY and Washington, DC.

President and party consisting of Gen. Scott, Col. Daniel C. McCallum, director of military railroads, and reporters leave West Point at 10:10 A.M.. National Intelligencer, 27 June 1862; N.Y. Tribune, 26 June 1862; Boston Advertiser, 26 June 1862.

Arriving Jersey City approximately 11:30 A.M., Lincoln responds to request of crowd at depot: "I can only say that my visit to West Point did not have the importance which has been attached to it." Philadelphia News, 26 June 1862; Remarks at Jersey City, New Jersey, 24 June 1862, CW, 5:284.

Reaches Washington at 6:50 P.M., setting record run from New York. Boston Advertiser, 26 June 1862; Evening Star (Washington, DC), 26 June 1862, 2d ed., 2:1.

Sen. Browning (Ill.) and friends visit Lincoln at Soldiers' Home in evening. Browning, Diary.