78. Iowa Adj. Gen. Nathaniel Baker to Lincoln requesting reprieve for deserter John Cohoe

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Title

78. Iowa Adj. Gen. Nathaniel Baker to Lincoln requesting reprieve for deserter John Cohoe

Subject

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Desertion, Military;

Description

Telegram from Iowa Adjutant General Nathaniel B. Baker to Abraham Lincoln requesting a reprieve of death sentence for deserter John Cohoe (a.k.a. John Cole) of the 11th Iowa Infantry until the President can further review the case. February 13, 1865. Copy.

Date

1865-02-13

Contributor

Becki Plunkett and Stephen Vincent

Rights

Copyright State Historical Society of Iowa. Information at http://www.iowahistory.org/libraries/services-and-fees/conditions-for-image-reproductions.html

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Digital Reproduction Information

Original scanned at 600 dpi w/ sRGB color space.

Repository

State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines

Repository Collection

State Archives of Iowa: Record Group 101 (Adjutant General)

Digital item created

11/6/2008

Transcription

Davenport. His Excellency[,] Abraham Lincoln[,] Prest. U. S.[,] Washington D. C. I ask that John L. S. G. Cohoe[,] 11th Iowa Infty. under sentence of death at this point, for desertion, as John Cole or Cohoe or other name, be reprieved until papers can be furnished you in his case by his friends. N. B. Baker, Adjt. Genl. of Iowa, Feb. 13th 1865 Telegraph