Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

To Edwin M. Stanton [1]

October 11, 1864

I wish to appoint Ebenezer J. Bennett of St. Louis, Mo., an Assistant Quarter Master, or Commissary of Subsistence. If service can be found for him, let him be appointed.

Annotation

[1]   The Collector, April-May, 1945, No. 2003. According to the catalog description this text is from an autograph letter signed. Captain Ebenezer J. Bennett, formerly of the Second Missouri Cavalry, was appointed commissary of subsistence on October 12, 1864.