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

To Edwin M. Stanton [1]

The writer of this is Gen. Grant's father. Let Mr. McKenezie be appointed if his services are needed. A. LINCOLN

Dec. 28. 1864

Annotation

[1]   AES-P, ISLA. Lincoln's endorsement is written on a letter from Jesse R. Grant, Covington, Kentucky, November 10, 1864, recommending appointment of Alexander McKenzie of Kentucky as quartermaster. McKenzie was appointed captain and assistant quartermaster of Volunteers as of January 28, 1865.