Document from Apr. 25, 1865

Special Orders No. 204 1/2

  • Full Title

    Special Orders No. 204 1/2

  • Description

    Handwritten Special Orders that Captain Harris Parr, Military Storekeeper of the Albany Arsenal will will fire salutes the following day in honor of Lincoln's remains. Signed, William Irvine, Adjutant General.

  • Transcription

    General Head Quarters, State of New York

    Adjutant General’s Office

    Albany April 25th, 18__



    Special Orders

    No. 204 1/2



    Captain Harris Parr, Military Storekeeper Albany Arsenal will on tomorrow April 26th fire at Sunrise a National Salute of Thirty-Six (36) guns; minute guns during the procession and a National Salute of Thirty-Six (36) guns at Sunset, in honor of the remains of the late President of the United States.



    By order of the Commander-in-Chief,

    (Signed) Wm. Irvine

    Adjutant General

  • Source

    Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum of Lincoln Memorial University (80.2334c)

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    William Irvine. "Special Orders No. 204 1/2". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed July 21, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/774