Twenty Days: A Narrative in Text and Pictures of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the Twenty Days and Nights That Followed--the Nation in Mourning, the Long Trip Home to Springfield
Twenty Days is base in large part on first hand eyewitness accounts searched for over many years, and on Frederick Hill Meserve's photographic collection. It reconstructs the events of the assassination, describes the six ensuing days in Washington, the state funeral and follows the special train that carries Lincoln's body home. It includes the story of the arrest, trial, and execution of the conspirator, and closes with the ceremonies in Springfield.
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Even if this book had no text, I think that anyone truly interested in Lincoln would want it on their bookshelf. The father and grandfather of the two authors Frederick Hill Meserve collected ... Read full review