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This handwritten copy of a telegram, dated June 4, 1884, is from George D. Benjamin in Astor, Florida to Secretary of War, Robert Todd Lincoln in Washington, D. C. The letter describes the circumstances surrounding the death of General Orville E. Babcock. The text was originally sent as a telegram.
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Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, Orville E. Babcock Papers, Box 2, Folder 12
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Orville E. Babcock Papers, Box 2, Folder 12, Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, Mississippi State University Libraries