TELEGRAM TO GENERAL U. S. GRANT.
EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, March 29,1864.
|Headquarters Department of Washington, Issued for travel by railroad. March 26, 1864 (Grant becomes Head Commission on March 29, 1864) From private collection of Elizabeth Dixon, courtesy of Caroline Welling Van Deusen|
|Below A. Lincoln telegram asks Grant for special attention for Captain. Nathaniel Kinney, who is shown in the top row at right end between 2 ladies, closest to beam|
Washington, March 29, 1864
LIEUTENANT-GENERAL GRANT, Army of the Potomac:
Captain Kinney, of whom I spoke to you as desiring to go on your staff, is now in your camp, in company with Mrs. Senator Dixon. Mrs. Grant and I, and some others, agreed last night that I should, by this dispatch, kindly call your attention to Captain Kinney.