Newspaper from May. 12, 1865

"Death of Lincoln. Great Tragedy in Washington."

  • Full Title

    "Death of Lincoln. Great Tragedy in Washington."

  • Description

    Dispatches originally published in the Atlanta Intelligencer on April 21 (shown here reprinted in the Alabama Beacon on May 12). These reports from Secretary of War Stanton, all dated April 15, give details and updates about the events surrounding President Lincoln's assassination. The following statement appears after the official accounts: "The investigation into the late conspiracy, shows that Mr. Lincoln's death had been attempted by poison."

  • Source

    Excerpt from the Alabama Beacon, book number 33.0010. Catalog record for this title is available here.

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    Alabama Beacon. ""Death of Lincoln. Great Tragedy in Washington."". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 22, 2024.