The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6 by Abraham Lincoln
Telegram to General Meagher. June 16, 1863.
WAR DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON, D. C., June 16, 1863.
GENERAL T. FRANCIS MEAGHER, New York:
Your despatch received. Shall be very glad for you to raise 3000 Irish troops if done by the consent of and in concert with Governor Seymour.