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

To Joseph Holt [1]

January 12, 1865

Judge Advocate General please examine & report on this case.

Jan. 12. 1865 A. LINCOLN

So much of sentence as imposes confinement in the Penitentiary remitted. A. LINCOLN

Jan. 23. 1865

Annotation

[1]   AES, DNA WR RG 153, Judge Advocate General, NN 2627. Lincoln's endorsements are written on the court-martial record of Captain William McNally, Company G, Seventy-seventh New York Volunteers, convicted on charges of bribery and conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline. Holt recommended remitting confinement.