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Monday, June 15, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

President telegraphs Mrs. Lincoln in Philadelphia: "Tolerably well. Have not rode out much yet, but have at last got new tires on the carriage wheels, & perhaps, shall ride out soon." Abraham Lincoln to Mary Lincoln, 15 June 1863, CW, 6:277.

Issues proclamation calling for 100,000 militia. Proclamation Calling for 100,000 Militia, 15 June 1863, CW, 6:277-78; Evening Star (Washington, DC), 15 June 1863, 2d ed., Extra, 2:1.

Interviews E. L. Baker about charges against N. W. Edwards, commissary, and William H. Bailhache, quartermaster at Springfield, Ill., of having used their positions to amass personal fortunes. Abraham Lincoln to Edward L. Baker, 15 June 1863, CW, 6:275-76.

Informs Gen. Hooker at Fairfax Station, Va.: "The facts are now known here that Winchester and Martinsburg were both besieged yesterday; the troops from Martinsburg have got into Harper's Ferry without loss; those from Winchester, are also in, having lost, in killed, wounded and missing, about one third of their number." Abraham Lincoln to Joseph Hooker, 15 June 1863, CW, 6:276-77.

Communicates with Gen. Daniel Tyler at Harper's Ferry, W. Va.: "It would be useful, if we could tell Hooker, about what number of the enemy is about Winchester and all North of it—also what troops they are. I will be obliged, if you will ascertain as nearly as you can, and inform me." Abraham Lincoln to Daniel Tyler, 15 June 1863, CW, 6:278.