Document from Apr. 18, 1865

Telegraph of F.A. Parker, April 18, 1865

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    U.S. Military Telegraph of F.A. Parker, Relay House, to Lieut. Nickerson [S. Nickerson], St. Inigoes, Md., April 18, 1865

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    States, "Keep the 'Barney' at St. Inigoes. Send the 'Anacostia' off Piney Pt. Double your picketts [pickets]. Take possession of all boats on the St. Marys and up the creek. . . ." Relates to hunt for John Wilkes Booth after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

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    Parker, F. A.. "U.S. Military Telegraph of F.A. Parker, Relay House, to Lieut. Nickerson [S. Nickerson], St. Inigoes, Md., April 18, 1865". . Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 21, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/648