The following Telegram received at Washington 320 PM. June 26 1863,
From Cincinnati 2 PM.
Dated, June 26 1863.
I am satisfied from my knowledge of Ky that it would be very unwise to enrol the free negroes of that State It would not add materially to our strength and I assure you it would cause much trouble I sincerely hope this embarassment to the interests of the public service will not be placed in our way Please Answer at once1
A E Burnside