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Collection Reference Number GLC03878.01
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1863 
Title Abraham Lincoln to Benjamin B. French reporting the results of a meeting with Secretary of War Stanton
Date 19 August 1863
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient French, Benjamin  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Reports the results of a meeting with Secretary of War Stanton, "who...will return to the Trustees their own building now in control of the Surgeon General." Lincoln is referring to a Washington, D.C. school house that the War Department took control of to convert into a Medical Museum. Written on Executive Mansion stationary.
Subjects President  Lincoln's Cabinet  Museum  Health and Medical  Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Education  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  French, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Brown) (1800-1870)  Stanton, E. M. (Edwin McMasters) (1814-1869)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; Health & Medicine; Education
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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