The Day Lincoln Was Shot
Well-known journalist and historian Jim Bishop begins this book at 7:00 a.m., April 14, 1865, with Lincoln emerging from his bedroom, worried about a dream in which he saw himself dead. The book ends 24 hours later, with the surgeon general placing two silver dollars on the president's eyelids.
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