Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Executive Mansion,
Major General Thomas Washington,
Nashville, Tennessee. December 5th. 1864.

Let execution in the case of Oliver B. Wheeler, Sergeant in the 6th Regiment Missouri Vol's, under sentence of death for desertionPage  136 at Chattanooga, on the 15th. inst, be suspended until further order, and forward record for examination. A. LINCOLN

Major Eckert

Please forward the above JNO. G. NICOLAY