Special Order April 17, 1865

Navy Department,
Washington, April 17, 1865.

[Officers to Attend the Funeral of President Lincoln]

Vice-Admiral D.C. Farragut and Rear Admiral Wm. B. Shubrick have been designated to make the necessary arrangements on the part of the Navy and the Marine Corps for attending, on Wednesday next, the funeral of the late president of the United States.

Gideon Welles,
Secretary of the Navy.