Document from May. 4, 1865

Telegraph of Gideon Welles, May 4, 1865

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    U.S. Military Telegraph of Gideon Welles, Secretary Navy, to Comdt. Navy Yard [J.B. Montgomery], May 4, 1865

  • Description

    States, "Have Guns fired every half hour from noon till Sunday closing with a national Salute, in honor of the late President whose funeral is now taking place in Springfield, Illinois. . . ."

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    Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878. "U.S. Military Telegraph of Gideon Welles, Secretary Navy, to Comdt. Navy Yard [J.B. Montgomery], May 4, 1865". . Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 20, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/671