ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 277. On January 4, John Williams telegraphed Lincoln: ``Chas A Trumbo Co K one hundred fourteenth (114) Ills only stay of his widowed mother wishes to put an acceptable substitute in his place Can you grant permission'' (DLC-RTL). AGO Special Orders No. 36, January 23, 1865, directed the discharge of Private Charles A. Trumbo ``upon the receipt of this order.''
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