Document from Apr. 21, 1865

Telegram of T.W. Eastman, April 21, 1865

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    Contemporary copy of telegram of T.W. Eastman, Lt. Comdr., Comg. U.S.S. Don off Patuxent River, to Com. F.A. Parker, Washington, Navy Yard, D.C., April 21, 1865

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    States, "The 'Nansemond' is now on her way to Baltimore with the Schooner 'Breeze' and certain persons on board arrested by request of Provost Marshal McPhail. 4 hours after receiving the notice the 'Nansemond' captured the vessel near Patuxent River. . . ." Relates to hunt for conspirators in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

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    Eastman, T. W.. "Contemporary copy of telegram of T.W. Eastman, Lt. Comdr., Comg. U.S.S. Don off Patuxent River, to Com. F.A. Parker, Washington, Navy Yard, D.C., April 21, 1865". . Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed June 24, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/651