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Special Order 17 April 1865

[Assemblage of Officers to Attend the Funeral of President Lincoln]

Navy Department,
Washington, April 17, 1865.

Officers of the Navy and Marine Corps will assemble at the Navy Department in uniform, at 10 o'clock a.m. on Wednesday next, for the purpose of attending the funeral of the late president.

Gideon Welles,
Secretary of the Navy.

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Published:Thu Nov 02 16:24:07 EDT 2017