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

Order Concerning Prisoners from Coles County, Illinois [1]

November 4, 1864.

Let these prisoners be sent back to Coles County, Ill., those indicted be surrendered to the sheriff of said county, and the others be discharged. A. LINCOLN.


[1]   OR, I, XXXII, I, 643. Lincoln's order is endorsed on a report of Addison A. Hosmer, acting judge advocate general, July 26, 1864. See Lincoln's communications to Davis and to Treat, July 2, and to Ficklin, July 22, supra.