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Collection Reference Number GLC00951
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864 
Title Abraham Lincoln agreeing to meet with Ulysses S. Grant
Date 23 November 1864
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Lincoln endorsement on the address leaf of a letter to Lincoln, from Francis H. Pierpont dated 23 November 1864. In the letter, Pierpont states he would be relieved if Lincoln and General Ulysses S. Grant had a meeting. Lincoln replies, "My time is of indespensable importance to me now; but I will see Gov. Pierpoint with Gen. Grant now if he calls."
Subjects President  Military History  Union Forces  Union General  Civil War  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Pierpont, Francis Harrison (1814-1899)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Pierpoint or Peirpoint (or Pierpont, as he later spelled his name) was the governor of the few counties in Virginia which remained loyal to the Union but did not join West Virginia.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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