Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
[c. September 19, 1864]

A despatch of Gen. Sherman, dated Sep. 17, 1864 among other things, says

``The Secretary of War tells me the draft will be made on Monday next. If the President modifies it to the extent of one man, or waivers in it's execution he is gone ever. The Army would vote against him''