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Collection Reference Number GLC07107
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1863 
Title Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton regarding the discharge of a jailed Confederate conscript
Date 31 December 1863
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Stanton, Edwin McMasters  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description The soldier was a nephew of Lincoln's acquaintance, John Tipton, who has "Lost one brother, and another crippled for life, in our service"
Subjects President  Lincoln's Cabinet  Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Conscription  Prisoner of War  Confederate States of America  Children and Family  Injury or Wound  Death  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Stanton, E. M. (Edwin McMasters) (1814-1869)  
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
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