• If there is no military need for the building, leave it alone, neither putting anyone in or out of it, except on finding some one preaching or practicing treason, in which case lay hands on him, just as if he were doing the same thing in any other building.

    Abraham Lincoln, Roy Prentice Basler (1953). “Collected Works: The Abraham Lincoln Association, Springfield, Illinois. Roy P. Basler, Editor; Marion Dolores Pratt and Lloyd A. Dunlap, Assistant Editors”
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