Diary from May. 1, 1865

Excerpt from The Diary of Michael Shiner

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    Excerpt from The Diary of Michael Shiner

  • Description

    Diarist, Michael Shiner, was an African-American Navy Yard worker who chronicled events in Washington D.C over 60 years.

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    and the Hon Abraham Lincoln with them.

    and 1865

    The Hon abraham Lincoln was assinated assanated on the 14 of April on good friday knight at fords theater in washing

    and he died on the 15 of april 1865 on Satturday

    and on friday evening before he was assanated Mr Licoln and his Lady whear Both down at the washington navy on good friday the 14 1865

  • Source

    Naval History and Heritage Command

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    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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    Michael Shiner. "Excerpt from The Diary of Michael Shiner ". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed July 19, 2024. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/1170