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  1. On April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was assassinated by well-known stage actor John Wilkes Booth, while attending the play Our American Cousin at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. Shot in the head as he watched the play, Lincoln died the following day at 7:22 am in the Petersen House opposite the theater.

  2. It is ironic that, when Lincoln died on April 15, 1865, the immortal words “Now that he belongs to the ages”, were uttered by Edwin Stanton, the person who was derogatory of Lincoln and likened him to a “long armed Ape” when the two first met in Cincinnati in 1855.

  3. Online Library of Liberty The OLL is a curated collection of scholarly works that engage with vital questions of liberty. Spanning the centuries from Hammurabi to Hume, and collecting material on topics from art and economics to law and political theory, the OLL provides you with a rich variety of texts to explore and consider.

  4. › name › nm0026930John Anderson - IMDb

    John Anderson, Actor: Psycho. A tall, sinewy, austere-looking character actor with silver hair, rugged features and a distinctive voice, John Robert Anderson appeared in hundreds of films and television episodes. Immensely versatile, he was at his best submerging himself in the role of historical figures (he impersonated Abraham Lincoln three times and twice baseball ...

  5. May 25, 2017 · 'The Spectator', volume 1 of 3 (plus translations and index), comprising previously unpublished eighteenth-century essays, poetry, letters and opinions, originally edited by Addison and Steele, now available in html form, as a free download from Project Gutenberg

  6. July 5, 1852 Mr. President, Friends and Fellow Citizens: He who could address this audience without a quailing sensation, has stronger nerves than I have. I do not remember ever to have appeared ...

  7. William Henry Singleton, a formerly enslaved man, recalls fighting for the Union, 1922; Poem about Civil War Nurses, 1866; Ambrose Bierce Recalls his Experience at the Battle of Shiloh, 1881; Civil War songs, 1862; Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address, 1865; Reconstruction Reader. Freedmen discuss post-emancipation life with General ...

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