Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 6.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Memorandum: Appointment of Howard North [1]

Col. Alexander, of Engineers, desires Howard North appointed to West-Point---no kin---father lives in Conn. A. LINCOLN

Aug. 26. 1863


[1]   AES, DNA WR RG 94, U.S. Military Academy, 1864, Box 83, No. 364. Lincoln's endorsement is written on a visiting card attached to a letter from Colonel Barton S. Alexander, August 24, 1863, recommending Howard North. No record of North's appointment has been found.