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Laura Keene - Bloodstained Cuff from Lincoln's Assassination

Laura Keene - Bloodstained Cuff from Lincoln's Assassination American History Famous Historical Events Famous People Trials Assassinations American Presidents

Laura Keene, star of the play Our American Cousin the night Lincoln visited Ford's Theater, is said to have assisted the President after he was shot. 

This bloodstained cuff was worn by Miss Keene that night.  It is now maintained at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.


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Photo, courtesy Smithsonian Institution.

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