The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6 by Abraham Lincoln
Telegram to General Curtis. December 14, 1862.
EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, December 14, 1862
MAJOR-GENERAL CURTIS, St. Louis, Missouri:
If my friend Dr. William Fithian, of Danville, Ill., should call on YOU, please give him such facilities as you consistently can about recovering the remains of a step-son, and matters connected therewith.