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Wednesday, September 3, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President discusses with Gen. Pope recent changes in military command. Donald, Chase Diaries, 120.

Orders Gen. Halleck to organize immediately an army for active operations from all material within his control independent of forces needed for defense of Washington and to put this army in field. Abraham Lincoln to Henry W. Halleck, 3 September 1862, CW, 5:404.

Appoints Joseph Holt as Judge Advocate General of the Army. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 4 September 1862, 2d ed., 3:5.

At Soldiers' Home confers from 9 P.M. until midnight with Secretary of State William H. Seward, just returned from New York. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 4 September 1862, 2d ed., 3:6.

Deposits April salary warrant for $2,083.33 in Riggs Bank. Pratt, Personal Finances, 182.