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.
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.
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.