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Telegram from General Winfield Scott to Governor Alexander Ramsey ordering the 3rd Minnesota to Kentucky – October 29, 1861

Filed under: Civil War Daybook — Lori Williamson @ 9:00 am

Transcription of a telegram from general-in-chief of Union forces, Winfield Scott, to Governor Alexander Ramsey.

To His Ex Gov Ramsey
Oct 29th 1861
By Telegraph from Washington
Please send the third Minnesota Regt to Louisville Ky to report to Brig Gen’l Sherman when ready
Winfield Scott

Citation:  October 29, 1861 Letter from Winfield Scott to Alexander Ramsey, Letters Received–War Department. Minnesota: Governor: Ramsey. Records. Minnesota Historical Society. State Archives.


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