Document from Apr. 27, 1865

Telegram of J.B. Montgomery, April 27, 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 27, 1865

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    States, "Danl. C. Herold [David Herold], prisoner, & remains of J. Wilkes Boothe delivered here at 1.45 this morning. The latter is changing rapidly. What disposition shall be made of the body. . . ."

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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 27, 1865". . Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 21, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/665