Letter, April 17, 1865.


Rodgers, John, Mrs. Letter, April 17, 1865.

Letter, April 17, 1865.

Typed letter, April 17, 1865 of Mrs. John Rodgers to her children regarding the assasination of President Abraham Lincoln, with commentary on the surrender of General Robert E. Lee and the confederate forces on April 9, 1865, and celebrations surrounding that event.

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