Document from Apr. 25, 1865

Telegram of J.B. Montgomery, April 25, 1865

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    Contemporary copy of telegram of J.B. Montgomery, Navy Yard, Washington, to G.V. Fox, Asst. Secretary of the Navy, Navy Dept., April 25, 1865

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    States, ". . . .The moment the hoods could be made they were applied as directed. The Prisoners were all hooded yesterday. They are in all respects entirely secure. . . ." Refers to the capture of 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 G.V. Fox, Asst. Secretary of the Navy, Navy Dept., April 25, 1865". . Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 23, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/661