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Collection Reference Number GLC02318
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1860s 
Title Abraham Lincoln to James Wolfe Ripley regarding a gun
Date 17 August 1861
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Ripley, James Wolfe  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Lincoln requests that Brigadier General Ripley, the chief of ordnance, have a gun presented by an unknown Mr. Gallagher examined and tested.
Subjects President  Civil War  Military History  Weaponry  Science and Technology  Government and Civics  Union Forces  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Ripley, James Wolfe (1794-1870)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Government & Politics; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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