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Tuesday, November 11, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President confers with General Samuel P. Heintzelman regarding presidential bodyguard. Journal, Samuel P. Heintzelman Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Consults General Henry W. Halleck on troop movements in western Virginia and Tennessee. Abraham Lincoln to Andrew Johnson, 11 November 1862, CW, 5:497.

Writes letter of introduction for General Banks to Rear Admiral David G. Farragut in New Orleans: "Give him such assistance as you can consistently with your orders from the Navy Department." Abraham Lincoln to David G. Farragut, 11 November 1862, CW, 5:495.

[Mrs. Lincoln leaves Boston at 8:30 A.M. Boston Journal, 11 November 1862; Boston Advertiser, 12 November 1862.]