Newspaper

Date:
1865-1865

Daily Express- Petersburg, Virginia from April 19, 1865 This newspaper was printed in the now Union held Petersburg. Full account of the assassination of President Lincoln. Also an account of the wounding of Secretary of State Seward and the reward posted for the Capture of Booth. On page two is the final proclamation of President Jefferson Davis who had not heard yet of Lee's surrender or the shooting of Lincoln.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.083
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier