The full content of this document is only available to subscribing institutions. More information can be found via

Collection Reference Number GLC00790
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1862 
Title Abraham Lincoln to Rufus Saxton regarding General Banks's retreat before Jackson
Date 25 May 1862
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Saxton, Rufus  
Document Type Correspondence; Government document
Content Description "If Banks reaches Martinsburg is he any the better for it?" re: Gen. Banks's retreat before Jackson. Basler, Roy P. The Collected Works Of Abraham Lincoln. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1953), Vol. V 1861 - 1862, p. 237
Subjects President  Union Forces  Union General  Military History  Civil War  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Saxton, Rufus (1824-1908)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Notes: Not in Basler but compare related ALS to General Saxton of May 24, 5:234.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Transcript Show/hide