Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Jesse K. Dubois

Letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Jesse Kilgore Dubois dated July 11, 1863.  In the letter, Lincoln details General Lee's retreat from Gettysburg following three days of fighting and references General George Meade's plans to attack Lee's forces.  Reflecting on the Battl...

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Main Author: Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865 (Creator)
Contributors: Dubois, Jesse Kilgore, 1811-1876 (Correspondent)
Collection:Abraham Lincoln collection (#3309)
Date:1863-07-11
Box Number:Box 1
Format: Electronic
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Copyright:Please contact Historical Society of Pennsylvania Rights and Reproductions (rnr@hsp.org)
Online Access:https://digitallibrary.hsp.org/index.php/Detail/objects/10545
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Summary: Letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Jesse Kilgore Dubois dated July 11, 1863.  In the letter, Lincoln details General Lee's retreat from Gettysburg following three days of fighting and references General George Meade's plans to attack Lee's forces.  Reflecting on the Battle of Gettysburg, Lincoln remarks that he is "more than satisfied with what has happened north of the Potomac so far" and that he is "anxious and hopeful for what is to come."