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  1. JPK Huson 1863

    Ford's Theater Played Lincoln's Mourning, His Last Act, 154 Years Ago Today April 14th, 1865

    " Octoroon ", the next play's bill is posted elsewhere from Ford's. The joyous displays from D.C.'s Grand Illumination a few days previously are gone, replaced by mourning crepe. April 14th, 1865, 154 years ago today a man ran from the doors of this theater, claimed his horse from the boy he...
  2. LincolnAbraham

    Lincoln Assassination

    I've been doing some research on the events of Lincoln's assassination and came across this first-hand account of Dr. Charles A. Leale, an army surgeon who had been in attendance on April 14, 1865 when Lincoln was shot. He was the first doctor to tend to the president after he had been shot and...
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