1. Creator/Author:
  2. Mackenzie, George P. (1)

Letter from George P. Mackenzie to Abraham Lincoln

Creator:
Mackenzie, George P.
Collection:
Letters to Lincoln
Location:
Alexandria, Virginia
Date of Original:
1863
Description:
Handwritten letter, 25 cm, headed 'Methodist Church Branch of 2nd Division General Hospital, Alexandria, Va., March 18/63', and signed in different hand by 'Geo. P. Mackenzie, Actg Ass. Surgeon, U.S.A., in charge of Methodist Church Hosp.' Mackenzie states that Rev. Rodney Gage's reappointment as chaplain has not been confirmed by the Senate and recommends that he be reappointed. Letter is appended with the signature of T. Rush Spencer, surgeon in charge of 2nd Division General Hospital, Alexandria, Va. Docketed on verso.
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Chaplains; Methodist Episcopal Church--Clergy
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908300390
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908300390
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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