Newspaper from Apr. 16, 1865

Racine, Wisconsin Reaction

  • Full Title

    Racine, Wisconsin Reaction: Wisconsin Daily News

  • Description

    A report from the Wisconsin Daily News published on April 16, 1865, regarding the reaction to President Abraham Lincoln's assassination in Racine, Wisconsin. The whole city was in shock, except two men who publicly rejoiced over his death. An angry mob ensued and the two men had to be rescued by the sheriff.

  • Source

    Milwaukee Public Library

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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 Wisconsin News. "Racine, Wisconsin Reaction: Wisconsin Daily News". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed March 23, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/923