The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6 by Abraham Lincoln
Telegram to General I. McDowell. June 3, 1862
WASHINGTON, June 3, 1862. 6.15 P.M.
MAJOR-GENERAL McDOWELL, Front Royal, Virginia:
Anxious to know whether Shields can head or flank Jackson. Please tell about where Shields and Jackson, respectively, are at the time this reaches you.