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Collection Reference Number GLC02086.02
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1862 
Title Abraham Lincoln endorsement of William Cole
Date 6 October 1862
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Lincoln recommends, possibly to Secretary of War Stanton, that William Cole, Esq., editor of the "Irish American," be appointed to a paymastership in the U.S. Army. Originally written on p. 4 of an integral blank leaf of the letter of recommendation from J. W. Forney that prompted this endorsement (GLC02086.01).
Subjects Civil War  President  Lincoln's Cabinet  Journalism  Immigration and Migration  Military History  Finance  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Related documents John Wien Forney to Abraham Lincoln recommending William Cole for a military position  
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