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

To Edwin M. Stanton [1]

Let Colonel Thomas be appointed. A. LINCOLN

Feb. 1. 1865.

Annotation

[1]   AES, RPB. Lincoln's endorsement appears on an envelope, labeled ``Colonel Stephen Thomas, Vermont Vols, Brigadier General Vols, Recommended by Hon. J. S. Morrill, Hon. Collamer, Hon. Portus Baxter.'' Colonel Stephen Thomas, Eighth Vermont Infantry, was appointed brigadier general on February 1, 1865.