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


[1]   ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 223. See Lincoln to Burbridge, November 3, supra. Burbridge replied on the same day: ``Your dispatch received and orders issued in conformity thereto. The record will be forwarded at once'' (DLC-RTL). AGO Special Orders No. 64, February 9, 1865, directed remission of the sentence of Vance Mason, ``on condition that he returns to and serves out the remainder of his term of enlistment. . . .''