Lincoln Writes to Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton Regarding John B. Gordon

January 27, 1863

Lincoln writes to Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton regarding John B. Gordon, whom U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs William P. Dole recommends for a “Military Storekeeper” position. Lincoln notes, “If there be a vacancy, let him have it, unless by some paper on file, I am committed for it to some one else.”

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