Statistics for occurrence #1 of “President Lincoln” in chapter 14 of The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 5: Forts and Artillery.:
...y foot passengers, and in less than two weeks an engine was passed over, to the intense delight of the soldiers, by whose labor the structure had been erected.
It was completed on May 13th.
After President Lincoln first saw this bridge he remarked: I have seen the most remarkable structure that human eyes ever rested upon.
That man, Haupt, has built a bridge across Potomac Creek, about four hundred feet long...
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