The day Lincoln was shot

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Harper, 1955 - Biography & Autobiography - 308 pages
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"It's Good Friday, April 14, 1865. While all around him, people demand vengeance on the subdued southern states, the President plans to rebuild demolished cities and send captured Secessionist soldiers home to plant their crops. At the famous Ford's Theatre across town, popular actor John Wilkes Booth furtively makes final preparations to destroy the man he blames for all the nation's problems, President Lincoln."--Container.

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User Review  - Chad - Goodreads

This was an excellent, factual history of the 24 hour period (plus a few hours and a couple chapters of background) surrounding Lincoln's death. The book reads like a novel (probably due as much to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stephen Terrell - Goodreads

Written in 1955, this book still vividly brings to life the final day of Abraham Lincoln's life. Bishop meticulously traces the steps of each major character, and many of the lesser characters, from 7 ... Read full review

Contents

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The President
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The Conspiracy
62
Copyright

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