To Philip H. Sheridan 
Major General Sheridan Oct. 22. 1864
With great pleasure I tender to you and your brave army, the thanks of the Nation, and my own personal admiration and gratitude,Page 74 for the month's operations in the Shenandoah Valley; and especially for the splendid work of October 19, 1864. Your Obt. Servt. ABRAHAM LINCOLN.