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
Please forward the above JNO. G. NICOLAY