Letter from Apr. 15, 1865

Telegraph: President Lincoln was assassinated

  • Full Title

    U. S. Military Telegraph of S. Nickerson, Actg. Vol. Master, to Comdr. F. A. Parker, April 15, 1865

  • Description

    States, "President Lincoln was assassinated last night. The assassins are expected to escape down the Potomac please return. I am on board the guard vessel. . . ."

  • Source

    Missouri History Museum

  • Rights

    This item is in the public domain.

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    Nickerson, S.. "U. S. Military Telegraph of S. Nickerson, Actg. Vol. Master, to Comdr. F. A. Parker, April 15, 1865". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed August 24, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/331