Document from Apr. 17, 1865

Telegram of F.A. Parker, April 17, 1865

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    Contemporary copy of telegram of F.A. Parker, Navy Dept., to Senior Naval Officer, Off Pt. Lookout, April 17, 1865

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    States, "Send Nansemond to blockade Patuxent River - without delay. The Murderer has been traced to that River. . . ." Refers to the hunt for John Wilkes Booth after the assassination of President Lincoln.

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    Parker, F. A.. "Contemporary copy of telegram of F.A. Parker, Navy Dept., to Senior Naval Officer, Off Pt. Lookout, April 17, 1865". . Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 21, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/637