Letter from Apr. 16, 1865

Telegram of Gideon Welles, Secy. Navy, Navy Dept., to Rear Admiral H. Paulding, Comdt. Navy Yard, New York, April 16, 1865

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    Telegram of Gideon Welles, Secy. Navy, Navy Dept., to Rear Admiral H. Paulding, Comdt. Navy Yard, New York, April 16, 1865

  • Description

    States, "Forward the following to Vice Admiral Farragut. 'The Secretary of the Navy directs you to proceed to Washington without delay for duty in connection with funeral of the late President which takes place on Wednesday. . . ."

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    Missouri History Museum

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    This item is in the public domain.

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    Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878. "Telegram of Gideon Welles, Secy. Navy, Navy Dept., to Rear Admiral H. Paulding, Comdt. Navy Yard, New York, April 16, 1865". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed December 10, 2018. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/345