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

Order Concerning William Peacock [1]

February 1, 1865

Allow the bearer, William Peacock to enter any regiment having as much as two years to serve, and upon faithfully serving outPage  253 his term in which he is pardoned for any desertions heretofore committed. A. LINCOLN

Feb. 1, 1865

Annotation

[1]   Parke-Bernet Catalog 1026, January 10-11, 1949, No. 54. According to the catalog description, this note appears on a card on the back of which General John A. Dix wrote on February 6, 1865, an order to General Lewis C. Hunt, commanding troops in the city and harbor of New York, to ``execute the President's order.''