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Military appointment of Samuel Gilman, Jr., 1863 December 24
1863-12-24
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
USA
Ink on paper
4 1/2" x 7"; 11 x 18 cm.; 1 item (1 page)
Gift of Caldwell Consistory, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
A74/002/039

In this letter to Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, President Lincoln supports New York Supreme Court Justice Nathan Clifford’s request to appoint Samuel Gilman, Jr., to the 3rd Artillery Regiment of the U.S. Army. Forms part of the Elwell Autograph Collection.