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Sunday, July 6, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President consents to request of Col. Sprague to visit Gen. Halleck at Corinth, Miss., for purpose of getting part of his forces directed against Richmond. Abraham Lincoln to Henry W. Halleck, 6 July 1862, CW, 5:308.

Sends Gen. McClellan message signed by Gen. King stating that Richmond "Examiner" censures "the confederate Generals severely for failing to capture Genl. McClellan and his army and pronounces McClellans whole movement a masterpiece of strategy." Abraham Lincoln to George B. McClellan, 6 July 1862, CW, 5:308-9.