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

To Edwin M. Stanton [1]

January 23, 1865

Order of dismissal having been revoked and officer dismissed because Senate had not confirmed, now let him have his reappointment if vacancy has not been filled. A. LINCOLN

Jan. 23, 1865


[1]   Copy, DNA RG 130, U.S. Army Court Martial Cases, White House Office. The original of this order has not been found, but the transcript is preserved in the record of the case of First Lieutenant Isaac M. Beebe, Company A, Twelfth Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps, dismissed for unofficer-like conduct and inattention to duty by reason of drunkenness. Beebe's reappointment was confirmed by the Senate on February 14, 1865.