Document from May. 1, 1865

The Terrible Tragedy at Washington

  • Full Title

    The Terrible Tragedy at Washington: Assassination of President Lincoln

  • Description

    Cover of an early account of the assassination of President Lincoln. The quotation beneath Lincoln's portrait is: "But if this country cannot be saved without giving up that principle, I was about to say that I'd rather be assassinated upon this spot than to surrender it?" - Abraham Lincoln"

  • Source

    Springer Collection, Oakland University Special Collections

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    Barclay and Co.. "The Terrible Tragedy at Washington: Assassination of President Lincoln". Barclay and Co.. Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed September 19, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/801