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Abraham Lincoln - Content of Pockets at Shooting

Abraham Lincoln - Content of Pockets at Shooting American History American Presidents Famous Historical Events Famous People Social Studies Tragedies and Triumphs Nineteenth Century Life

Of all the treasures at the Library of Congress, some of the most highly requested viewing items are the contents of President Lincoln's pockets at the moment he was assassinated.  They are pictured here - in this photo from the Library of Congress.  Among other things, in his pockets, was the President's pocket knife.

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Photo, Library of Congress.

 

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