The words “Now He Belongs to the Ages” were spoken 152 years ago by Edwin Stanton.
There is some question as to the exact words that Secretary of War Stanton uttered, but the alternates are very similar. 212 more words
This story is only indirectly connected to Dayton, but too fascinating not to share!
In 1924, Whitney Bolton, editor of the Dayton Daily News, wrote an article telling of the escape of John Wilkes Booth, after interviewing reporter John Young. 1,066 more words
Each week we are highlighting the final resting place of someone related to the Lincoln assassination story. It may be the grave of someone whose name looms large in assassination literature, like a conspirator, or the grave of one of the many minor characters who crossed paths with history. 2,286 more words