Letter from Apr. 16, 1865

Telegraph: Fire a Gun in Honor

  • Full Title

    United States Military Telegraph of Gideon Welles, Sec. Navy, St. Inigoes, to Com. F. A. Parker, April 16, 1864 [1865]

  • Description

    States, "On Monday fire a gun in honor of the late President each half hour, from sunrise to sunset. Keep All flags at half-mast until after the funeral. Officers will wear crape. General order by Mail. . . ."

  • Source

    Missouri History Museum

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    This item is in the public domain.

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    Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878. "United States Military Telegraph of Gideon Welles, Sec. Navy, St. Inigoes, to Com. F. A. Parker, April 16, 1864 [1865]". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed November 13, 2018. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/346