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The Assassination of Lincoln

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Walks through the assassination of Lincoln

Historical Figures

Historical Timeline

  • Mary Surratt New border today! A celebrity! John Wilkes Booth! I am so excited!

    Sun, Dec 11, 1864 12:31PM
  • Mary Surratt My, those boys of mine are certainly smart. I think if they were in charge of the war, the South would win tomorrow!

    Wed, Jan 11, 1865 07:23PM
  • William Seward I hurt all over - falling from that carriage really tore me up - I am in a cast from the waist to my jaw - I haven't felt this bad since I was caned in the Senate!

    Thu, Apr 06, 1865 01:38PM
  • Abraham Lincoln Meeting with Grant to plan completion of Confederate surrender - Invited the Grants' to the theater - declined - will take Major Rathbone and his fiance instead

    Fri, Apr 14, 1865 09:08AM
  • John W. Booth At Ford's Theater - setting up to take down the tyrant once and for all! The South shall rise again!

    Fri, Apr 14, 1865 09:17AM
  • Abraham Lincoln Mrs. Lincoln having an episode - may have to commit her - finally settled - still going to theater

    Fri, Apr 14, 1865 07:15PM
  • Mary Surratt I am so worried - the boys all left home armed and nervous. JWB even had me send a package to my tavern. I just don't know what is happening, but the talk around the table certainly has taken a violent turn.

    Fri, Apr 14, 1865 07:33PM
  • Abraham Lincoln Leaving for the theater - finally! Looks like it will be a bang up evening even if we are a little late!

    Fri, Apr 14, 1865 09:15PM
  • John W. Booth Dropped off my horse behind Ford's - going inside now - my name will live forever!

    Fri, Apr 14, 1865 09:30PM
  • Abraham Lincoln Seated in the box - had to have a standing ovation on arrival - pretty chilly and I am totally worn out - probably will sleep through most of the play

    Fri, Apr 14, 1865 09:33PM