Newspaper from Apr. 20, 1865

The assassination

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    The assassination

  • Description

    This clipping includes news dispatches regarding the identification of John Wilkes Booth as one of the assassins and the official announcement of President Abraham Lincoln's death. Printed "from the Herald Extra, of Yesterday".

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    Georgia Historical Society newspaper collection

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    Savannah Republican. "The assassination". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed July 4, 2022.