Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Camp Upton Virginia, Sunday, July 21, 1861 (Telegram reporting battle at Manassas)

Dublin Core

Title

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Camp Upton Virginia, Sunday, July 21, 1861 (Telegram reporting battle at Manassas)

Subject

- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- United States--Politics and government--1861-1865
- Presidents--United States
- Manuscripts

Description

Telegram reporting battle at Manassas

Source

Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress

https://www.loc.gov/item/mal1084100/

Publisher

Library of Congress

Date

July 21, 1861

Contributor

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Rights

The Library of Congress’s digital scans of the papers of Abraham Lincoln are in the public domain.

Format

online format - image

Language

English

Type

Manuscript, telegram

Identifier

Telegram report on the battle of Manassas

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

United States Military Telegraph
Received July 21, 1861
From Camp Upton

"The officer who brought news said our troops occupied Germantown & Flint hill. Rebels burnt their bush tents & were retreating in every direction - where escape was not impeded by our troops."

Original Format

telegram

Files

Manassas Telegram.jpeg

Geolocation

Date Added
September 17, 2021
Collection
Official Documents
Item Type
Text
Citation
“Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Camp Upton Virginia, Sunday, July 21, 1861 (Telegram reporting battle at Manassas),” Mapping the Civil War in Arlington, accessed August 15, 2022, http://mtcwia.com/items/show/233.