To Ulysses S. Grant 
City-Point, Va Washington, Jan. 20. 1865
If Thomas Lamplugh, of the first Delaware Regiment, has been sentenced to death, and is not yet executed, suspend & report the case to me. A. LINCOLN
 ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 295. General John A. Rawlings replied on the same day: ``The following dispatch has just been received from Genl Meade. . . . `The proceedings in the case of private Lemplough firstPage 227
(1st) Delaware Vols will be forwarded to the President and action in the case suspended till his orders are received.' '' (DLC-RTL).
No further action has been found in the case of ``Thomas Lamplaugh,'' alias Thomas Carey, sentenced to be shot for desertion. The court-martial record ends with Lincoln's suspension of sentence on January 20 (DNA WR RG 153, Judge Advocate General, NN 3380).