Document from Apr. 17, 1865

Telegram of J.M. Berrien, April 17, 1865

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    Contemporary copy of telegram of J.M. Berrien, Commandant Naval Station, Norfolk, to The Honorable Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D.C., April 17, 1865

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    States, "Telegram of yesterday ordering a gun to be fired every half hour during this day, received at Six, forty five (6.45') A.M. to day. . . ." Refers to orders for the day of Abraham Lincoln's funeral.

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    This item is in the public domain.

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    Berrien, J. M.. "Contemporary copy of telegram of J.M. Berrien, Commandant Naval Station, Norfolk, to The Honorable Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D.C., April 17, 1865". . Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 20, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/641