The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6 by Abraham Lincoln
Telegram to General Schofield. August 22, 1863.
WASHINGTON, D. C., August 22, 1863.
GENERAL SCHOFIELD, Saint Louis, Mo.:
Please send me if you can a transcript of the record in the case of McQuin and Bell, convicted of murder by a military commission. I telegraphed General Strong for it, but he does not answer.