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Lincoln Originals at Cincinnati Museum Center

1862

Lincoln at Antietam
Lincoln at Antietam, Oct. 3, 1862

Highlights from 1862:

February 20 - Pres. Lincoln's son Willie died from a fever.

March 8-9 - Naval battle between the ironclads Monitor and Merrimac.

April 6-7 - Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee.

April 20 - Pasteurization invented in France by scientist Louis Pasteur.

June 1 - Confederate General
Robert E. Lee assumed command of the Army of Northern Virginia.

August 29-30 - Second battle of Bull Run.

September 17 - Battle of Antietam in Maryland.


Lincoln Originals:

Letter to Welles Letter from Abraham Lincoln to
Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy,
March 11, 1862
Pardon of R. B. Stalker Pardon of R. B. Stalker,
March 31, 1862
Letter to Clay Letter from Abraham Lincoln to
General Cassius M. Clay, Sept. 14, 1862
Exequatur of George Garlichs Exequatur of George H. Garlichs as
Vice-Consul of Denmark at Cincinnati,
Nov. 26, 1862
Note to Clay Note from Abraham Lincoln to
General Cassius M. Clay, Dec. 13, 1862