Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Office U.S. Military Telegraph,
Hon. J. G. Blaine War Department,
Augusta, Maine Washington, D.C., Sep. 13. 1864.

On behalf of the Union, thanks to Maine. Thanks to you personally for sending the news. A LINCOLN

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