On this day in the Civil War, Mrs. Jessie Benton Fremont, wife of General Fremont, travels to Washington City to meet with President Lincoln. She attempts to provide support for her husband’s actions in Missouri.  mrs-fremont

Jessie Fremont

(Credit: Library of Congress)

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