Letter from Apr. 26, 1865

Note signed M. Winship, Headquarters Provost Marshal General, Defences South of Potomac, Alexandria, Va., to John A. Foster, April 26, 1865

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    Note signed M. Winship, Headquarters Provost Marshal General, Defences South of Potomac, Alexandria, Va., to John A. Foster, April 26, 1865

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    States, "There is a Joseph Parker in Alexa, he is proprietor of a Theatre here in which Mr. Ford of Washington is interested. I am unable to find a James Parker. Please answer if you want Joseph. I have him in custody. . . ." Refers to the capture of a suspected conspirator of John Wilkes Booth in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

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    Winship, M.. "Note signed M. Winship, Headquarters Provost Marshal General, Defences South of Potomac, Alexandria, Va., to John A. Foster, April 26, 1865". . Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed August 23, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/662