Letter from Apr. 15, 1865

James S. Knox to his Father

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    James S. Knox to his Father

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    James S. Knox, a witness to the assassination, writes a detailed letter to his father describing the event, as well as the attacks at the Seward home, and the national feeling, saying that "the nation is aroused and terrible will be its vengeance."

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    Library of Congress

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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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    James S. Knox. "James S. Knox to his Father". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed December 13, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/753