Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Executive Mansion, Washington City, D.C.
February 15. 1865.

The Penitentiary at Albany, N.Y.; the State Prison at Clinton, N.Y.; the Penitentiary at Columbus, Ohio; the Penitentiary at Jefferson City, Missouri; and such other prisons as the Secretary of War may designate for the confinement of prisoners under sentence of Courts Martial shall be deemed and taken to be military prisons. ABRAHAM LINCOLN