Letter from Edwin McMasters Stanton to Thomas Marshall Howe, May 7, 1864
written by Edwin McMasters Stanton, 1814-1869 (1864); edited by George Thornton Fleming and Gilbert A. Hays; in Life and Letters of Alexander Hays, Brevet Colonel United States Army, Brigadier General and Brevet Major General United States Volunteers (Pittsburgh, PA: Privately Published, 1919), 853-853