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Great detail on the capture & death of John Wilkes Booth...



Item # 618957

April 28, 1865

BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, April 28, 1865 

* Assassin John Wilkes Booth
* Found at Garrett's Farm & shot dead
* re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination


Nearly two columns of  the back page are taken up with an extremely detailed account concerning the capture & death of  John Wilkes Booth. The heads: "News from Washington" "Interesting Narrative of the Leading Events of the Escape, Pursuit, Arrest and Death of John Wilkes Booth, the Assassin". Other end-of-war reports as well.
Four pages, large folio size, good condition.

Category: Yankee

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