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John Wilkes Booth, a Confederate sympathizer, assassinated President Lincoln at Ford’s Theater, April 14, 1865.

Fri, 2013-04-19 17:31 -- administrator

John Wilkes Booth, a Confederate sympathizer, assassinated President Lincoln at Ford’s Theater, April 14, 1865.

Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress

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