Newspaper from Apr. 15, 1865

"President Lincoln Dead"

  • Full Title

    "President Lincoln Dead. Assassinated in the Theatre at Washington Last Night"

  • Description

    The Daily Dispatch, from Erie, PA, announces the death of President Lincoln and provides many details of the attack at Ford's Theatre, as well as the other attack on Secretary of State William Seward.

  • Source

    Library of Congress Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana portfolio 16, no. 27

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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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    Daily Dispatch. ""President Lincoln Dead. Assassinated in the Theatre at Washington Last Night"". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed February 23, 2020. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/738