Letter from Apr. 15, 1865

Telegram of J. B. Montgomery

  • Full Title

    Contemporary copy of telegram of J. B. Montgomery, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., to Joseph Smith, Rear Admiral, Chief of Bureau Yards, Navy Department, April 15, 1865

  • Description

    Inquires if the yard bell should be rung on Monday morning [for Abraham Lincoln's funeral service].

  • Source

    Missouri History Museum

  • Rights

    This item is in the public domain.

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  • Cite this Item

    Montgomery, John Berrien, 1794-. "Contemporary copy of telegram of J. B. Montgomery, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., to Joseph Smith, Rear Admiral, Chief of Bureau Yards, Navy Department, April 15, 1865". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed July 19, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/325