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Francis B. Carpenter, Six Months at the White House, Xlxv. (search)
over the property by order of the commanding general; and, while civilians like himself were permitted freely to drink at the spring, the suffering soldiers were prohibited from approaching it! Mr. W.‘s indignation was so greatly aroused that, upon reaching Baltimore, on his return home, he, with two other gentlemen, cognizant of the facts, determined to go to Washington and lay the case before the War Department. Upon hearing their statement, the Secretary of War referred them to Surgeon-General Hammond, saying that a requisition from him, to the effect that the grounds of the estate were needed for the wounded, would be instantly responded to by the War Department in the issue of the necessary order, taking possession. They immediately waited upon the Surgeon-General, and procured the document required, upon which Secretary Stanton made out the order, saying, as he signed it: Now, gentlemen, you had better see the President also about this matter, and get his indorsement of the
Francis B. Carpenter, Six Months at the White House, Lxviii. (search)
and you've no idea what a power of good it did Sarah Ann? The Rev. Dr. Bellows, of New York, as President of the Sanitary Commission, backed by powerful influences, had pressed with great strenuousness upon the President the appointment of Dr. Hammond as Surgeon-General. For some unexplained reason, there was an unaccountable delay in making the appointment. One stormy evening — the rain falling in torrents--Dr. Bellows, thinking few visitors likely to trouble the President in such a stors, to accomplish the end sought, the President keeping steadily on signing the documents before him. Pausing, at length, to take breath, the clergyman was greeted in the most unconcerned manner, the pen still at work, with,--Shouldn't wonder if Hammond was at this moment Surgeon-General, and had been for some time. You don't mean to say, Mr. President, asked Dr. B. in surprise, that the appointment has been made? I may say to you, returned Mr. Lincoln, for the first time looking up, that
Francis B. Carpenter, Six Months at the White House, Index. (search)
40. Garrison, 167. Gilbert, Wall Street Assessor, 255. Goldsborough, Admiral, 240. Grant, General, 56, 57, 265, 283, 292. Greeley, 152. Greene, W. T., 267. Gulliver, Rev. J. B., Reminiscences, 309. H. Halpine, Colonel, 63, 278 Hammond, Surgeon-General, 274, 275 Hanks, Dennis, 299. Harris, Hon., Ira, 175. Hay, John, 45, 149. Henderson, Rev. Mr., 320. Henry, Dr., (Oregon,) 302. Herndon, Hon., Wm. H.; analysis of Mr. Lincoln's character, 323. Higby, Hon., William, 5; as a flat-boatman, 267; Louisiana negro, 268; Stonewall Jackson, 268; reply to Kentuckians, 269; letter to General Wadsworth, 270; extract from speech in Congress, 271; browsing around, 272; the negro porter, 272; Rev. Dr. Bellows and Surgeon-General Hammond, 274; the election of President the people's business, 275; appointment of chaplains, 277; appreciation of humor, 278; public opinion baths, 281; on the Lord's side, 282; going down with colors flying, 282; opinion of General Grant, 253;