Newspaper from May. 1, 1865

"Further Particulars of the Washington Tragedy."

  • Full Title

    "Further Particulars of the Washington Tragedy."

  • Description

    Dispatches reporting events after the assassination of President Lincoln. They give details about the attacks on the presidents and Secretary of State Seward; Lincoln's death and Seward's recovery; the inauguration of President Johnson; the surrender of Confederate forces to General Sherman; and the capture of John Wilkes Booth. The reports were reprinted 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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    Montgomery Daily Mail. ""Further Particulars of the Washington Tragedy."". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed August 15, 2018. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/210