Newspaper from Apr. 20, 1865

"The Great Tragedy"

  • Full Title

    "The Great Tragedy"

  • Description

    The Richmond Whig recounts the assassination and describes the feeling of mourning that pervaded the capital and the nation. It includes an excerpt from a witness at Ford's Theatre.

  • Source

    Library of Congress, Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana, portfolio 5

  • Rights

    This item is in the public domain and may be reproduced and used for any purpose, including research, teaching , private study, publication, broadcast or commercial use, with proper citation and attribution

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    The Richmond Whig. ""The Great Tragedy"". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed December 17, 2017. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/757