Saturday, June 10, 2017

Diary of John Hay: Friday Afternoon, June 10, 1864

Friday afternoon, June 10, I left Washington and passed through Harrisburg at midnight.

SOURCES: Abstracted from Clara B. Hay, Letters of John Hay and Extracts from Diary, Volume 1, p. 201; This diary entry was clearly written after June 9. See Michael Burlingame & John R. Turner Ettlinger, Editors, Inside Lincoln’s White House: The Complete War Diary of John Hay, p. 202-3 for the full diary entry which they date June 17.

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