37. Gen. Samuel R. Curtis to Lincoln on status of Union army in Missouri

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Title

37. Gen. Samuel R. Curtis to Lincoln on status of Union army in Missouri

Subject

Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Description

Telegram from General Samuel R. Curtis to Abraham Lincoln commenting on the status of Union troops in Missouri north of the Missouri River and noting the unreliability of the state's militia. December 19, 1862. Copy.

Date

1862-12-19

Contributor

Becki Plunkett and Stephen Vincent

Rights

Copyright State Historical Society of Iowa. Information at http://www.iowahistory.org/libraries/services-and-fees/conditions-for-image-reproductions.html

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Digital Reproduction Information

Original scanned at 600 dpi w/ sRGB color space.

Repository

State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines

Repository Collection

Special Collections: Samuel R. Curtis Papers

Digital item created

11/12/2008

Transcription

Telegrams Dec[.] 19th 1862 A[.] Lincoln[,] Pres[iden]t, Washington D.C. Only two skeleton reg[imen]ts US troops north of river. The Gov[.] is absent. Some enrolled militia not so reliable. I will write you. S[.] R[.] Curtis[,] Maj[.] Genl.