Document from Apr. 21, 1865

Telegram of J.B. Montgomery, April 21, 1865

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    Contemporary copy of telegram of J.B. Montgomery, Navy Yard, Washington, to Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, April 21, 1865

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    States, "Two prisoners viz James Andrews Atseroth [George Atzerodt] and Ernest Hartmann Richter were to delived [delivered] by Col. Ingraham at this yard at 10 minutes past 11. last night. . . ." Relates to hunt for conspirators in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

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    Montgomery, John Berrien, 1794-. "Contemporary copy of telegram of J.B. Montgomery, Navy Yard, Washington, to Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, April 21, 1865". . Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 23, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/650