Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Office U.S. Military Telegraph,
Gov. Curtin War Department, Washington, D.C.,
Harrisburg, Pa. Oct. 11 1864.

On looking up the Col. Stover case this morning I find we could not, without further information, be at all justified in ordering him to be mustered. I hope it can be made straight; but the record as it stands is too bad. A copy will be immediately sent you by mail.