This category lists pages and sites that tell about the death of Abraham Lincoln.
Lincoln died the morning of April 15, 1865, just hours after John Wilkes Booth allegedly shot him in the back of the head at near point-blank range inside Ford's Theatre.
Abraham Lincoln's White House Funeral Sermon
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Complete text of the sermon delivered at Lincoln's funeral.
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
[ Kids/Teens ] Summarizes events leading up to the assassination, the shooting itself, and the aftermath.
Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln
[ Kids/Teens ] Short illustrated account of the fateful night. From the Library of Congress.
Flight and Capture of John H. Surratt
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Excerpt from a history of the conspiracy published around 1890.
Ford's Theatre National Historic Site
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Photos and a brief history of the site of the assassination, which is now managed by the National Park Service.
Lincoln Assassination Report
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Police blotter listing the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, 11:00 p.m., April 14, 1865. From the National Archives.
News of Abraham Lincoln's Death
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Official dispatches as published in the New York Times following Lincoln's death.
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