Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Gen. Shepley Executive Mansion
Norfolk, Va. Washington, Feb. 1. 1865

It is said that Henry W. Young, private in 63rd. N.Y. Vols. Co. E. is in arrest for desertion. If he shall be tried and sentenced to any punishment, do not let sentence be executed until further order from me, meantime send me record of the trial.