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Remembering Lincoln

Remembering Lincoln compiles primary sources that illustrate the reaction to Lincoln's assassination. Use newspapers, letters, images and more to help students learn about how a divided nation responded to tragedy. Create custom lesson plans to use in your classroom.

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Conspiracy Evidence

Material Evidence: Powell and Atzerodt


When the authorities were investigating the conspiracy they collected evidence against Lewis Powell and George Atzerodt. Some of the evidence included a knife, pickaxe and a map to the southern states.


A Night at Ford's Theatre


These artifacts are a collection of items present the night of the assassination. See the playbill, theatre tickets, opera glasses and Rathbone's gloves and calling card.