The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6 by Abraham Lincoln
Telegram to General G. B. McClellan. May 29, 1862. 10:30 AM
WAR DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON CITY, D. C.,
I think we shall be able within three days to tell you certainly whether any considerable force of the enemy--Jackson or any one else --is moving on to Harper's Ferry or vicinity. Take this expected development into your calculations.