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Lincoln Assassination - Booth Fires Fatal Shot

Lincoln Assassination - Booth Fires Fatal Shot American History Disasters Famous Historical Events Social Studies Assassinations Crimes and Criminals American Presidents

John Wilkes Booth fired a shot into the left side of President Lincoln's head.  This lithograph, by Currier & Ives (New York, 1865), depicts the moment of the assassination. 

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Media Credits

U.S. Library of Congress, reproduction number LC-USZC2-194.

 

Online, courtesy Library of Congress.

 

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