Today, most historians and the general public agree that John Wilkes Booth headed the conspiracy to murder the President, cabinet officers and Vice President Andrew Johnson. But throughout the years since the Lincoln assassination, some Americans – and even some historians – have found it difficult to believe.
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In 1865, as people around the country and around the world heard about the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, they recorded their reactions in many forms—from written materials like letters to decorative items like ribbons. Soon the items from that time that have survived the ages, will be stored at RememberingLincoln.com!
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