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Wednesday, June 22, 1864.+-

City Point, VA and En route.

At 8 A.M. President and Gen. Grant steam up James River to see that portion of lines and to visit flagship of Acting Rear Adm. Lee. Pick up Gen. Butler at Bermuda Hundred. Lee joins party and they go up river as far as considered safe. After 2 P.M. Butler and President return by steamer "Greyhound," and Lincoln leaves City Point soon afterward on U.S.S. "Baltimore" for trip to Washington. Butler, Correspondence, 4:424; N.Y. Herald, 25 June 1864; Horace Porter, Campaigning with Grant (New York: Century, 1897), 216-24.