Diary from Apr. 15, 1865

Wiggin Diary

  • Full Title

    Journal – James Henry Wiggin pt 1

  • Description

    Personal journal, on Saturday the 15th the author notes that President Lincoln was assassinated last night in Ford’s Theatre, Washington (New York is crossed out). It also notes that Seward was attacked as well.

  • Source

    Tucker Collection care of Museum of the Grand Prairie

  • Rights

    Use of this item for research, teaching and private study is permitted with proper citation and attribution to the Museum of the Grand Prairie, Champaign County Forest Preserve District. Reproduction of this item for publication, broadcast, or commercial use requires written permission. For permission please contact Museum of the Grand Prairie, Champaign County Forest Preserve District.

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    James Henry Wiggin . "Journal – James Henry Wiggin pt 1". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed July 19, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/431