N. Lyon to R. F. Smith

Title

N. Lyon to R. F. Smith

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1861-06-12

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Language

en

Identifier

500411

Transcription

(copy) Office of Flagg & Savage, Bankers

Quincy, Ills June 12th 1861

By Telegraph from Head Quarters Department of

the West St. Louis Arsonal, June 12th, 1861

To Col. R. F. Smith

Com'g at Quincy,

Send by Exprefs the following to S. R.

Curtis Keokuk Iowa

A terrible secession movement

headed by Gov. Jackson has commenced. I wish

you to come at once with the force you can

command to Hannibal Mo. and move over

the Road from there to St. Joseph and

put down Traitors every where on both sides

the Road, and, if possible strike down up

on Lexington

Signed, N. Lyon

Brig. Gen'l U.S. Vol. Com'g


Copy of Dispatch

from Gen Lyon to

Col Curtis & Col Smith

at Quincy

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“N. Lyon to R. F. Smith ,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed April 9, 2020, http://chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/1387.