Letter from Apr. 15, 1865

Telegram from S. Nickerson

  • Full Title

    Contemporary copy of telegraph of S. Nickerson, at Inigoes, to Comdr. F. A. Parker, Yorktown, Va., [April 15, 1865]

  • Description

    States, "President Lincoln was assassinated this AM. The assinaters [assassins] are expected to escape down the Potomac, please return. I am on board the guard schooner. . . ."

  • Source

    Missouri History Museum

  • Rights

    This item is in the public domain.

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    Nickerson, S.. "Contemporary copy of telegraph of S. Nickerson, at Inigoes, to Comdr. F. A. Parker, Yorktown, Va., [April 15, 1865]". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed July 19, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/330