William Dennison Jr. letter to Abraham Lincoln   Save
William Dennison Jr. letter to Abraham Lincoln
Description: Dated April 15, 1861, this is a letter written by Ohio Governor William Dennison Jr. to President Abraham Lincoln asking how many of the 75,000 militia proposed for the Civil War he wishes to come from Ohio. Dennison is known for implementing Ohio's militia into service during the war, despite his lack of experience. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: VOL365_009
Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Presidents; Governors--Ohio; United States History Civil War, 1861-1865; Military Ohio
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)