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Monday, July 11, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

At 8 A.M. Lincoln acknowledges Gen. Grant's telegram of last night as very satisfactory and reports: "Some firing between Rockville and here now." Abraham Lincoln to Ulysses S. Grant, 11 July 1864, CW, 7:438.

About 9 A.M., accompanied by Assistant Adjutant General James A. Hardie and mounted escort, rides out to front in direction of Tennallytown. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 11 July 1864, 3d ed., Extra, 2:6.

Accompanied by Mrs. Lincoln, visits Fort Stevens, DC. Carpenter, Six Months, 301.

Present at Fort Stevens during attack. Soldier roughly orders him off parapet. Hay, Letters and Diary.

Witnesses skirmish with Gen. Early's troops in front of Fort Stevens. Bates, Telegraph Office, 252.

At wharf to welcome reinforcements sent up Potomac by Gen. Grant. Harper, Press, 269-70.

Orders militia and volunteers of Washington into federal service for period of 60 days. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 12 July 1864, 3d ed., Extra, 2:1.