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Friday, November 7, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

At cabinet meeting Asst. Sec. Fox convinces President that Ellet's rams belong under control of Navy. Gustavus V. Fox, Confidential Correspondence of Gustavus Vasa Fox, 2 vols. (New York: n.p., 1918), 2:147.

President in White House conference with Secs. Welles and Stanton , and Gen. Halleck. Transfers all war vessels on Mississippi to Navy. Order to Alfred W. Ellet, 7 November 1862, CW, 5:490.

Gen. Catharinus P. Buckingham of War Dept. delivers General Orders No. 182 removing Gen. McClellan from command of Army of Potomac. Philadelphia News, 23 December 1862; Committee on Conduct of War, Report (1863), 1:650.

President asks Sec. Chase: "Please send me the latest [New Orleans] 'Picayune' and 'True Delta' you can lay your hands upon." Abraham Lincoln to Salmon P. Chase, 7 November 1862, CW, 5:489.

[Mrs. Lincoln arrives in Boston and takes room at Parker House. Boston Journal, 10 November 1862.]