To Caleb H. Carlton 
Chattanooga Tenn. Washington, Dec. 16. 1864.
It is said that Harry Walters private in the Anderson Cavalry is now, and for a long time has been in prison at Chattanooga. Please report to me what is his condition, and for what he is imprisoned. A. LINCOLN
 ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 262. Colonel Caleb H. Carlton, Eighty-ninth Ohio Volunteers, was in command at Chattanooga, but no reply to Lincoln's telegram has been found. Harry Walters of the Fifteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry (known as ``Anderson Cavalry'' because recruited to serve as bodyguard to General Robert Anderson) is listed as discharged on a surgeon's certificate in February, 1865.