The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6 by Abraham Lincoln
Telegram to General G. B. McClellan. May 26, 1862. 12:40
WASHINGTON, May 26, 1862. 12.40
We have General Banks's official report. He has saved his army and baggage, and has made a safe retreat to the river, and is probably safe at Williamsport. He reports the attacking force at 15,000.
A. LINCOLN, President.