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

To Joseph Holt [2]

January 21, 1865

Let the unexecuted portion of the sentence be remitted and the soldier be returned to duty with his regiment to serve his full enlistment including period of absence. A. LINCOLN

Jan. 21. 1865


[1]   ES, DNA WR RG 153, Judge Advocate General, NN 2703. Lincoln's endorsement appears on the court-martial record of Private Vance Mason, Company C, Thirty-seventh Kentucky Volunteers, sentenced to be shot for desertion.