The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6 by Abraham Lincoln
Telegram from Secretary Stanton to General J. C. Fremont.
WASHINGTON, May 28, 1862
MAJOR-GENERAL FREMONT, Moorefield
The President directs you to halt at Moorefield and await orders, unless you hear of the enemy being in the general direction of Rodney, in which case you will move upon him. Acknowledge the receipt of this order, and the hour it is received.
EDWIN M. STANTON, Secretary of War.