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The Assassination of President Lincoln


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Reward poster for Lincoln's murder.

The War Department issued this "wanted" poster right after Lincoln's shooting

CREDIT: "War department, Washington. April 20, 1865. $100,000 reward! The murder of our late beloved president, Abraham Lincoln, is still at large," 1865. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress. Call Number Portfolio 0, Folder 8.



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