[1]   AES, DNA WR RG 153, Judge Advocate General, NN 1187. Lincoln's endorsement is written on a letter asking clemency for Private Linden B. Esher, Company A, Seventy-second Pennsylvania Volunteers, sentenced to be shot for desertion. Holt reported on December 12, 1864, that sentence had already been commuted to imprisonment on Dry Tortugas.

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