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Tuesday, September 22, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln grieves over death of brother-in-law, Gen. Ben Hardin Helm (CSA) killed at Chickamauga, Ga. Helm, Mary, 216-17.

Reviews Battle of Chickamauga at cabinet meeting. Sec. Chase shows him printed scheme for testimonial to Gen. McClellan being circulated in army for subscriptions. Official Records—Armies 549-50.

President at Gen. Halleck's office for conference. Journal, Samuel P. Heintzelman Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Recognizes John E. Brown as vice consul of Denmark for Maine and C. F. J. Moder as vice consul of Denmark for Wisconsin. Washington Chronicle, 25 September 1863.

Exchanges telegrams with Mrs. Lincoln, who is preparing to leave New York. Abraham Lincoln to Mary Lincoln, 22 September 1863, CW, 6:474.