The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6 by Abraham Lincoln
Telegram to General Crawford. August 28, 1863.
EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, D. C., August 28, 1863.
GENERAL CRAWFORD, Rappahannock Station, Va.:
I regret that I cannot be present to witness the presentation of a sword by the gallant Pennsylvania Reserve Corps to one so worthy to receive it as General Meade.