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Monday, August 26, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln and Sec. Seward, accompanied by Gen. McClellan's staff and escort of dragoons, review Gen. McDowell's army. Russell, Diary.

President countermands order of Gen. Fremont: "Intelligent gentlemen at Louisville say the presence of [Col. Lovell H.] Rousseau's regiment is needed there. Pardon us for countermanding your order to him to join your department." Abraham Lincoln to John C. Fremont, 26 August 1861, CW, 4:499.