WAR DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON, Wednesday, April 17,
1 P. M.
The arrangements for conveying
the President's remains to Springfield, Illinois, have been changed
this morning. They will go direct from Washington
to Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Pittsburg, Fort Wayne, and thence
to Springfield. EDWIN M. STANTON, Secretary
WAR DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON, April 19,
1865, 11 P. M.
Major-General JOHN A. DIX New York:
It has been finally concluded
to conform to the original arrangements made
yesterday for the conveyance of the remains of the late President, Abraham
Lincoln, from Washington to Springfield, viz.: By way of Baltimore,
Harrisburg, Philadelphia, New York, Albany, Buffalo, Cleveland, Columbus,
Indianapolis, and Chicago, to Springfield.
EDWIN M. STANTON, Secretary