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

Endorsement Concerning Nathaniel P. Banks [1]

Gen. Banks remained in Washington from some time last autumn, until this date by my consent and direction. A. LINCOLN

March 20, 1865


[1]   AES, IHi. Lincoln's endorsement appears on the back of original manuscript copy of AGO Special Orders No. 132, March 18, 1865, directing that ``Major General N. P. Banks, US Volunteers, will repair to New Orleans, and resume command of the Department of the Gulf.''