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Saturday, August 15, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

President at War Dept. in morning regarding status of Gen. Anderson, who receives assignment to Fort Adams, R.I. Abraham Lincoln to Robert Anderson, 15 August 1863, CW, 6:386-87.

Extends leave of absence of Gen. Blair and Col. Martin D. Hardin for 20 and 10 days respectively. Extension of Leave for Francis P. Blair, Jr., 15 August 1863, CW, 6:388; Extension of Leave for Martin D. Hardin, 15 August 1863, CW, 6:388.

Prepares proclamation authorizing use of military force, if necessary to overcome opposition to draft law. Abraham Lincoln to Horatio Seymour, [15 August] 1863, CW, 6:389-91.

Committee of the Union League, Washington Council No. 4 meets in the evening with the President at the Soldier's Home. The committee reads a statement pleading for justice in the case of Dr. David M. Wright, who killed Second Lieutenant Alanson L. Sanborn in Norfolk, Virginia. Daily National Republican (Washington, DC), 17 August 1863, 2:5.