Document from Apr. 23, 1865

Telegram of J.B. Montgomery, April 23, 1865

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    Contemporary copy of telegram of J.B. Montgomery, Navy Yard, Washington, to G.V. Fox Esq., Asst. Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D.C., April 23, 1865

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    States, "The King Philip is ready to be sent to Port Tobaco [Tobacco]. . . .Shall I despatch her. . . ." Relates to the capture of John Wilkes Booth after 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 G.V. Fox Esq., Asst. Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D.C., April 23, 1865". . Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed August 23, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/656