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15/04/1865 President Abraham Lincoln dies nine hours after being shot


Abraham Lincoln - Mini Biography


The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln


America the Story of Us: Lincoln | History


What if Lincoln Was Never Assassinated?

Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham Lincoln point-blank in the back of the head in president's box of Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C.. Lincoln was carried to a boardinghouse across the street from the theater, but he never regained consciousness, and died in the early morning hours.
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    • Essentials 

    • Background 

    • Preparations 

    • Assassination of Lincoln 

    • Powell attacks Seward 

    • Atzerodt fails to attack Johnson 

    • Reactions 

    • Flight and capture of the conspirators 

    • Conspirators' trial and execution