Friday, May 5, 2017

Diary of Gideon Welles: Thursday, June 11, 1863

The President informs me that he did not go to Falmouth, but merely to Fort Lyon near Alexandria.

SOURCE: Gideon Welles, Diary of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy Under Lincoln and Johnson, Vol. 1: 1861 – March 30, 1864, p. 327

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