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Collection Reference Number GLC04618
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864 
Title Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, regarding allowing a soldier to apply for leave to go home to vote
Date 22 October 1864
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Stanton, Edwin McMasters  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.)
Subjects President  Government and Civics  Election  Suffrage  Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Lincoln's Cabinet  
Place written Washington
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency; Government & Politics
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Notes: Basler 11: 105. The soldier is unidentified.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945