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

Order Concerning Prisoners from Coles County, Illinois [1]

November 4, 1864.

Let these prisoners be sent back to Coles County, Ill., those indicted be surrendered to the sheriff of said county, and the others be discharged. A. LINCOLN.

Annotation

[1]   OR, I, XXXII, I, 643. Lincoln's order is endorsed on a report of Addison A. Hosmer, acting judge advocate general, July 26, 1864. See Lincoln's communications to Davis and to Treat, July 2, and to Ficklin, July 22, supra.