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

Memorandum: Appointment of Franklin Yeaton [1]

Executive Mansion,
Washington, Dec. 27, 1864.

I this morning promise Mr. Fessenden that when I shall appoint the ten cadets at large for the now incoming year, Franklin Yeaton shall be one. A. LINCOLN

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Annotation

[1]   ADS, DNA WR RG 94, U.S. Military Academy, 1864, No.225. Franklin Yeaton of New Brunswick, Maine, entered West Point in July 1865 and graduated in 1869.