The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6 by Abraham Lincoln
Telegram to General McCallum. September 25, 1863.
WAR DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON, D. C.,
GENERAL McCALLUM, Alexandria, Va.:
I have sent to General Meade, by telegraph, to suspend the execution of Daniel Sullivan of Company F, Thirteenth Massachusetts, which was to be to-day, but understanding there is an interruption on the line, may I beg you to send this to him by the quickest mode in your power?