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Record of Proceedings of the Court of Inquiry Convened by Special Orders 88 & 96.

Creator:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Collection:
Lincoln Signed Documents
Location:
[Washington, D.C.]
Date of Original:
1863
Description:
Handwritten documentation of the findings of twenty-nine cases of officers investigated for improper use of their authority primarily in dealing with the cotton trade, on 21 x 32 cm folded sheet. Officers cited are Maj. Gen R.S. Curtis, Maj. Gen. F. Steele, Brig. Gen. E. Hovey, Brig. Gen. Wm. A. Gorman, Brig. Gen. C.C. Washburne, Brig. Gen. Deitzler, Col. Stack 47 Ind. Vols., Col. Marsh 211st Ill. Vols., Lt. Col. Wood 6th Mo. Cav., Lt. Col. Barber 24th Ind. Vol., Lt. Col. Bowen, Bowens Mo. Cav., Maj. H.Z. Curtis, Maj. Westson 24th Mo. Vol., Maj. Thos. Reynolds 16th Wis. Cav., Capt. F.S. Winslow AQM (Gen. Curtis staff), Capt. Robt. Gorman ADC (to Gen. Gorman), Capt. Cox 5th Ill. Cav., Capt. John Klinck AQM, Capt. J. Bradley AQM, Capt. Hayden, Lt. Wright & Lt. Baker, Capt Henry Howland AQM, Capt. H.S. Fitch AQM, Capt. Pelleir 20th Ill Vol., Capt. Smith AQM (Gen. Halleck's staff), Lt. Murdock 15th Ohio Battery, Lt. Flint 10th Mo. Cav., and Lt. Kimball 2nd Mo. Cav. Memo signed by Abraham Lincoln: "This report from ... reached me August 18, 1863." Memo by N.P. Chipman dated Apr. 10/[18]70.
Subject:
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry--United States; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908300078
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908300078.tif
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only