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Collection Reference Number GLC07600
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864 
Title Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton re: urging recruitment of black troops in Kentucky
Date 28 March 1864
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Stanton, Edwin McMasters  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Asking for recruitment to be in a manner "Free from collateral embarassments" for Kentucky's Governor: "I think these requests of the Governor are reasonable; and I shall be obliged, if you will give him a full hearing, and do the best you can to effect these objects."
Subjects African American Troops  African American History  Civil War  Military History  Recruitment  Lincoln's Cabinet  Union Forces  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Stanton, E. M. (Edwin McMasters) (1814-1869)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; African Americans; Government & Politics
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