Please file as a West-Point application. A. LINCOLN
Mar. 5, 1865.
 AES, DNA WR RG 94, U.S. Military Academy, 1865, No. 36. Lincoln's endorsement appears on a letter of B. H. Bressler to Simon Cameron, February 28, 1865, recommending Ferdinand Bressler for a cadetship. No record of an appointment has been found.