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

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[1]   AES, OSHi. Lincoln's endorsement was written on a request from E. C. Middleton for exchange and discharge of his son Edward Middleton, Company I, Fourth Ohio Volunteers, age sixteen, who had enlisted as a bugler but had been assigned duties as a private before being captured. The father offered to furnish a substitute.