The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6 by Abraham Lincoln
Telegram to General Marcy. May 29, 1862. 1:20 PM
WASHINGTON, May 29, 1862. 1.20 P.M.
GENERAL R. B. MARCY:
Your despatch as to the South Anna and Ashland being seized by our forces this morning is received. Understanding these points to be on the Richmond and Fredericksburg railroad, I heartily congratulate the country, and thank General McClellan and his army for their seizure.