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Shooting of Abraham Lincoln

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President Lincoln was seated in a red-upholstered rocking chair at the moment he was shot by John Wilkes Booth.  This drawing of the assassination was published by Harper's Weekly in its April 29, 1865 edition.


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Harper's Weekly drawing, 29 April 1865.  Image online, courtesy U.S. National Archives.

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