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

To Joseph Holt [2]

Pardon, for unexecuted part of sentence on condition of serving out remainder of his term in his regiment. A. LINCOLN

Jan. 23. 1865


[1]   AES, DNA WR RG 153, Judge Advocate General, LL 316. Lincoln's endorsement appears on the court-martial record of Private Thomas McGrath, Company I, Twenty-sixth Massachusetts Volunteers, sentenced to fifteen years at hard labor on charges of drunkenness and striking an officer. McGrath was mustered out of service on August 26, 1865.