William B. Warren to Abraham Lincoln, 1 January 18481Jacksonville Jany 1st 1848Hon'ble[Honorable] A LincolnDear Sir
Mr Geo Fisher of Ottawa Illinois, is an applicant for a commission in the Army. Mr F. was a non commissioned officer, in my Battallion, and under my immediate command for during our campaign in Mexico, and I take pleasure in saying, that he is a young man, of education, fine abilities, unexceptionable in his habits, and one of the verry best Officers in the Army. He was the life and soul of his company, a company acknowledged, amongst the best drilld & disciplined in our Column, and if you can forward his views, you may rest satisfied that you are rendering your country a service, besides doing a favour to2Your friendW. B. Warren
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1William B. Warren wrote and signed the letter. This letter was enclosed in George S. Fisher to Abraham Lincoln.
Autograph Letter Signed, 2 page(s), SC1615, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Springfield, IL).