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

Endorsement Concerning William F. Hinkle [1]

[c. January 23, 1865]

West-Point---An interesting testimonial.

William F. Hinkle.

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[1]   AE, DNA WR RG 94, U.S. Military Academy, 1864, No. 75. Lincoln's endorsement appears on a letter from Charles Case, Washington, January 23, 1865, recommending William F. Hinkle for reappointment. An endorsement in another hand notes that Hinkle ``failed to pass his entrance examination both in June & Sep. 1864.'' No record of Hinkle's reappointment has been found.