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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Unassociated Civil War Documents 1861
|Abraham Lincoln to Simon Cameron regarding the resignation of William H. Emory
|13 June 1861
|Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)
|Correspondence; Military document
|Writes to Secretary of War Cameron to allow Colonel William H. Emory's resignation to be withdrawn and to have him reinstated to Colonel 1st Cavalry. Emory was stationed in Indian territory. Lincoln bases his decision on Commanding General Irwin McDowell's affirmation of Emory's loyalty.
|American Indian History Military History Civil War Union Forces Union General President Cavalry
|Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Cameron, Simon (1799-1889) Emory, William H. (William Hemsley) (1811-1887)
|The American Civil War; The Presidency; Native Americans
|Papers and Images of the American Civil War
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945