Letter from Apr. 24, 1865

Dexter Jewett to mother

  • Full Title

    Letter - Dexter Jewett Washington DC April 24 pt1

  • Description

    A personal letter from a soldier camped three miles from Washington to his mother. The letter mentions that there is a report that someone has caught Booth, Lincoln’s murderer.

  • Source

    Tucker Collection care of Museum of the Grand Prairie

  • Rights

    Use of this item for research, teaching and private study is permitted with proper citation and attribution to the Museum of the Grand Prairie, Champaign County Forest Preserve District. Reproduction of this item for publication, broadcast, or commercial use requires written permission. For permission please contact Museum of the Grand Prairie, Champaign County Forest Preserve District.

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  • Cite this Item

    Dexter Jewett. "Letter - Dexter Jewett Washington DC April 24 pt1". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed January 16, 2019. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/432