Document from Apr. 22, 1865

Telegram of M. Winship, April 22, 1865

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    Contemporary copy of telegram of M. Winship, Headquarters Provost Marshal General, Defences South of Potomac, Alexandria, Va., to Col. Taylor, Chf. of Staff and A.A.G., April 22, 1865

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    States, "Your message is rec'd the car will start immediately with instruction to Publish to fishermen, negroes and others a Description of the assassins and the reward for their apprehension. And to scout and picket the river to below Dumfries, until further orders. . . ." Relates to the hunt for conspirators in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

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    Winship, M.. "Contemporary copy of telegram of M. Winship, Headquarters Provost Marshal General, Defences South of Potomac, Alexandria, Va., to Col. Taylor, Chf. of Staff and A.A.G., April 22, 1865". . Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed June 25, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/652