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Wednesday, June 10, 1863.+-

Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA.

President forgets 12 M. appointment with Mr. Molina arranged by Secretary of State William H. Seward [probably Luis Molina, minister from Nicaragua]. Abraham Lincoln to William H. Seward, 10 June 1863, CW, 6:258.

Accompanied by Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, General Samuel P. Heintzelman, General John P. Slough, and staff, visits Alexandria, Va. Terrible explosion of a magazine there at Fort Lyon yesterday killed 22 soldiers and wounded 17 more. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 11 June 1863, 2d ed., 2:4; 3:2.

Replies to dispatch of Gen. Hooker: "If left to me, I would not go South of the Rappahannock, upon Lee's moving North of it. . . . I think Lee's Army, and not Richmond, is your true objective point." Abraham Lincoln to Joseph Hooker, 10 June 1863, CW, 6:257-58.