The Assassination of Lincoln
Five days after our country stopped fighting our president Abraham Lincoln was shot. On April 14th ,185 our president was attending a play at The Ford's Theater and was taken to the hospital where he died the next day.
Who killed the President ?
We later found out that John Wilkes Booth was the one who killed Abe Lincoln. According to several reports John Wilkes Booth from behind shot Lincoln right in the head. John Wilkes Booth was later arrested and taken into custody.
The Funeral of Lincoln
On April 21st, 1865 Abe Lincoln's body was on a train leaving Washington D.C heading to Springfield , Illinois where he was buried on May 4th,1865.