To Edwin M. Stanton 
I personally know Captn Winters & think he should have another chance. Let the order dismissing him be set aside upon his making right the matter of his accounts.
Jany 24. 1865
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of court-martial cases. Captain Gilbert E. Winters, commissary of subsistence of Volunteers, had been dismissed for inefficiency on September 16, 1863. He was reinstated on March 3, 1865.