Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
To the Senate of the United States: February 25, 1865

In compliance with the Resolution of the Senate of the 23d. instant, I transmit herewith a report from the Secretary of War, with the accompanying General Orders No. 23, issued by Major General Banks, at New Orleans, February 3d, 1864.

Washington, ABRAHAM LINCOLN

February 25, 1864 [1865].