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Object Name TELEGRAM
Catalog Number JSM-73
Date December 30, 1864
Scope & Content Telegram to Maj. Gen. Sheridan from Maj. C. C. Augun concerning John S. Mosby's Death, December 30, 1864

Physical Appearance: The telegram is a copy of the original from C. C. Auqun to Major General Sheridan, Washington, December 30th, 1864. Telegram states "Richmond papers of the 27th report - Mosby's death as having occured at Charlottesville. [He actually died on May 30, 1916.] 1 pp.
Marks: "No. 1" on reverse.
People Mosby, John Singleton
Auqun, C. C.
Augun, C. C.
Sheridan, Philip Henry
Search Terms False Report
Subjects Death
Dead persons
False advertising
News & news events