Newspaper from Apr. 22, 1865

"Late Northern News!"

  • Full Title

    "Late Northern News!"

  • Description

    Reports from Memphis, Tennessee, giving details and updates about the death of President Lincoln (published in the Montgomery Daily Advertiser on April 22, 1865). They also state that Secretary of State Seward has been killed, but that assassination attempt was actually unsuccessful. Near the end of the piece is a note describing the reaction of some southerners to the event: "Several citizens were arrested in Memphis on Sunday for expressing joy at the above news."

  • Source

    Excerpt from the Montgomery Daily Advertiser, book number ADVCOL40B. Catalog record for this title is available here.

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    Montgomery Daily Advertiser. ""Late Northern News!"". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed March 24, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/195