To George B. McClellan

United States Military Telegraph,
Head-Quarters, Department Potomac
Maj Gen McClellan—                                   Washington May 26th 1862. 12.40 A.M.

We have Genl Banks official report. He has saved his army & baggage & has made a safe retreat to the river & is probably safe at Williamsport. He reports the attacking force at fifteen thousand (15000). ABRAHAM LINCOLN

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