Assassination of President Lincoln

People line up to go inside Ford’s Theater, where John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln with a fatal gun shot to the head.

Lincoln was watching a performance of My American Cousin with his wife, on April 14, 1865. He died later that night, in the morning hours of April 15, 1865 in a building across the street.

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October 30th, 2009

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