Newspaper from Apr. 24, 1865

"Booth positively arrested"

  • Full Title

    Later from the north; Booth positively arrested

  • Description

    This clipping includes news of Booth's arrest by way of U.S. military telegraph from Hilton Head, South Carolina, and proceedings from a meeting of the Army and Navy held in Hilton Head regarding raising funds for a monument to President Lincoln to be erected in Springfield, Illinois. Also included is a letter to the editor suggesting a meeting should be held in Savannah, Georgia, for the same purpose of raising funds for the monument.

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    Georgia Historical Society newspaper collection

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    Savannah Republican. "Later from the north; Booth positively arrested".

    Savannah Republican

    . Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed July 4, 2022.