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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864
|Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, regarding allowing a soldier to apply for leave to go home to vote
|22 October 1864
|Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)
|Stanton, Edwin McMasters
|In full; "Sec of War please give this man the proper directions to apply for leave to go home to vote. Oct. 22, 1864. A. Lincoln." (Election of 1864.)
|President Government and Civics Election Suffrage Civil War Military History Union Forces Lincoln's Cabinet
|The American Civil War; The Presidency; Government & Politics
|Papers and Images of the American Civil War
|Notes: Basler 11: 105. The soldier is unidentified.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945