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

To Joseph Holt [1]

September 21, 1864

Judge Advocate General please procure record and report on this case. A. LINCOLN

Sep. 21. 1864

Pardon for unexecuted part of sentence A. LINCOLN

Sept. 29. 1864

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Annotation

[1]   AES, DNA WR RG 153, Judge Advocate General, NN 2094, Lincoln's endorsements are written on papers in the case of Private John (Jonas) Steed, Fifteenth West Virginia Volunteers, sentenced on charges of disobedience of orders and conduct prejudicial to good order, to serve the remainder of his enlistment at hard labor, forfeit all pay, etc. Holt recommended remitting remainder of punishment.