William Dennison Jr. letter to Abraham Lincoln   Save
William Dennison Jr. letter to Abraham Lincoln
Description: Dated May 20, 1861, this is a letter from Ohio Governor William Dennison Jr. to President Abraham Lincoln asking that he give a certain Mrs. Larx Anderson's son, Edward L., a cadetship at West Point Military Academy in West Point, New York. Dennison appeals to Lincoln by reminding him that Edward is the twin brother of one of Lincoln's son's friends at Cambridge University. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: MSS305_B04F08_02
Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Presidents; Governors--Ohio; West Point (Military academy); Civil War 1861-1865
Places: Ohio