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Collection Reference Number GLC08157
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1862 
Title Abraham Lincoln to Hannibal Hamlin regarding the Brigadier General
Date 2 March 1862
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Hamlin, Jannibal  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Requesting name of Maine man to appoint Brigadier General. With Hamlin's note on bottom that Hiram Berry was appointed, served ably, but was killed at the battle of Chancellorsville on 3 May 1863.
Subjects President  Vice President  Civil War  Military History  Union General  Union Forces  Battle  Death  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Hamlin, Hannibal (1809-1891)  Berry, Hiram G. (1824-1863)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency
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