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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.