May 17, 1865: John Dahlgren Announces the Capture of Jefferson Davis

AMs 561-27 John Adolphus Bernard Dalhgren telegram to Gen. Edward Hatch


Gen. Hatch

The Arch-traitor Davis is a prisoner and has been sent North under convoy of one of the vessels of my Squadron

JA Dahlgren

R. Admiral

May 17, 1865


Citation: John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren (1809-1870), Autograph telegram signed to General Edward Hatch. 17 May 1865. AMs 561/27

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