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February 12th Abraham Lincoln's Birthday

Today is Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, February 12th, 1809. He is truly one of the greatest Presidents we have ever had, though if you study history it may not be for what you think he should be remembered for. 301 more words

Unboxing The Bizarre

Abraham Lincoln Assassination - The Trial of the Century

The Trial of the Century in Six Volumes

When beginning to write the six novels covering the Abraham Lincoln Assassination Trial of the Century in 1865, I learned more about “history” than I could ever have imagined. 610 more words

Creative Nonfiction

When an eyewitness to President Lincoln's assassination appeared on a 1956 television game show.

In 1956, on an episode of the then-popular game show “I’ve Got a Secret,” 96-year-old Samuel J. Seymour, whispered to the show’s host Garry Moore: “I saw John Wilkes Booth shoot Abraham Lincoln.” over ninety years earlier, at Washington D.C.’s Ford Theatre. 96 more words

20th Century History

An Assassination Cane

An Interesting Artifact

The collection of the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum in Harrogate, Tennessee contains many fascinating artifacts relating to the 16th President. Among their collections is a cupboard made by Abraham’s father, Thomas Lincoln; a china set owned by the Lincolns in their Springfield home; a lock of Willie Lincoln’s hair taken from his head after his death; and a massive archive of art, books, manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera relating to Lincoln. 3,637 more words

John Wilkes Booth

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was born on the 12th February 1809 in Hodgenville, Kentucky, to parents Thomas and Nancy Lincoln.

In the years, 1834, 1836, 1838 and 1840 Lincoln won his seat, and served on the Illinois Legislature.  739 more words

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What About Doctor Mudd?

After shooting President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth rendezvoused with fellow conspirator and accomplice David Herold. The pair stopped at a tavern retrieved Booth’s field glasses, a rifle, and some whiskey. 306 more words

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Very Unusual Birthday Wishes

A. “Thought you were dead. Now that I know you’re alive, it gives me a chance to kill you.” 68 more words

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