Document from Apr. 24, 1865

Telegram of J.B. Montgomery, April 24, 1865

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    Contemporary copy of telegram of J.B. Montgomery, Navy Yard, Washington, to Hon. Secretary of the Navy [Gideon Welles], Navy Dept., April 24, 1865

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    States, "Ned Spangler [Edmund Spangler], prisoner, was brought from Old Capitol by Capt. Potts, order of Col. Ingraham, last night, and is confined as directed. . . ." Refers to the capture of a suspected conspirator of John Wilkes Booth 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. Secretary of the Navy [Gideon Welles], Navy Dept., April 24, 1865". . Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed June 16, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/658