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Collection Reference Number GLC00183
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1861 
Title Abraham Lincoln to George H. Penfield regarding the supply of arms
Date 15 August 1861
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Document Type Military document; Business and financial document; Correspondence
Content Description Directs Penfield to supply ordnance and cavalry arms by contract to P. B. Fowke's regiment. Penfield had an existing contract to supply the government with ordnance.
Subjects Civil War  President  Cavalry  Weaponry  Artillery  Ammunition  Military History  Union Forces  Finance  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; Merchants & Commerce; The Presidency
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Notes: Not in Basler, but Penfield is mentioned V: 172n (October 11) as an arms supplier whose contract had been cancelled by Stanton.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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