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

To Edwin M. Stanton [1]

January 24, 1865

I personally know Captn Winters & think he should have another chance. Let the order dismissing him be set aside upon his making right the matter of his accounts.

Jany 24. 1865


[1]   Copy, DNA RG 130, U.S. Army Court Martial Cases, White House Office. The transcript of Lincoln's endorsement is preserved on the White House registerPage  237

of court-martial cases. Captain Gilbert E. Winters, commissary of subsistence of Volunteers, had been dismissed for inefficiency on September 16, 1863. He was reinstated on March 3, 1865.