Photocopy of holograph letter written to "Jerome" and dated 16 April 1865. Webster tells about standing "picket;" the weather in Virginia; rumors relating to the assassination of President Lincoln; actions taken by his command to apprehend Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth; and reports relating to the disintegration of Confederate resistance during the last weeks of the Civil War.
- 1865 April 16
- Webster, John O. (Person)
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Materials are in English.
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Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Soldier in the Union Army stationed at "Fort Oronrk, Va."
Donated in 1978.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of John O. Webster letter
- Patsy Shin Hernandez
- 2010 July 30
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