Newspaper from May. 1, 1865

Military orders issued in Montgomery

  • Full Title

    Military orders issued in Montgomery, Alabama, after the death of President Lincoln.

  • Description

    The orders officially announce the assassination; close public offices and businesses; and arrange for other gestures of mourning. Published in the Montgomery Daily Mail on May 1, 1865.

  • Source

    Excerpt from the Montgomery Daily Mail, book number ADVCOL39. Catalog record for this title is available here.

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    Use of this item for research, teaching and private study is permitted with proper citation and attribution, as defined here. Reproduction of this item for publication, broadcast or commercial use requires written permission. For permission, please contact the Alabama Department of Archives and History.

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    Montgomery Daily Mail. "Military orders issued in Montgomery, Alabama, after the death of President Lincoln.". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed October 18, 2018. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/209