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Thursday, October 2, 1862.+-

Harper's Ferry, VA and General McClellan's Headquarters.

In morning President and Gen. Sumner review troops at Loudoun Heights and Maryland Heights. President leaves Harper's Ferry at noon. Arrives headquarters, Army of Potomac, too late in day to review troops. Occupies tent for night next to Gen. McClellan's headquarters. Second Cavalry band serenades President. Lamon, Recollections, 147-48; LL, No. 1277; Boston Advertiser, 3 October 1862; Evening Star (Washington, DC), 3 October 1862, 2d ed., 1:6.

Lincoln tabulates union troops at Antietam, Md., for total of 88,095. Memorandum on Troops at Antietam, 1-3 October 1862, CW, 5:448.