John Wilkes Booth

actor by day assassin by night written by James and drake

early years

Booth was born on may 10th 1828

He received an education in the classics and particular Shakespeare

Before the civil war he was an actor in the fords theater


Contribution to the civil war

Booth was a fierce confederate sympathizer during the war. He promised his mother he would never enlist in the confederate army and continued his acting career.