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Dr. Mudd's old head stone on display behind the Dr. Samuel Mudd House in one of the stables in Waldorf, Maryland

Dr. Mudd's old head stone on display behind the Dr. Samuel Mudd House ...

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

[John Wilkes Booth seated, with cane in hand] / Silsbee, Case & Co., photographic artists, 299-1/2 Washington Street, Boston. Case & Getchell, from Dec. 3, 1862.

[John Wilkes Booth seated, with cane in hand] / Silsbee, Case & Co., p...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Frohne's Historic Militar... More

The assassin's escape.

The assassin's escape.

Extracted from Transatlantic Sketches; or Sixty days in America. London, S. Low, Son & Co., 1865.

Freedom's immortal triumph!  Finale of the Jeff Davis Die-nasty."  Last scene of all, that ends this strange eventful history

Freedom's immortal triumph! Finale of the Jeff Davis Die-nasty." Las...

A vindictive Northern fantasy on the aftermath of the Civil War. Confederate president Jefferson Davis, dressed in a hoopskirt or crinoline, hangs from a "Sour Apple Tree" at left, a Bowie knife in one hand and... More

Washington, April 14th, 1865. [MacClure, MacDonald & MacGregor depiction of Lincoln's assassination.]

Washington, April 14th, 1865. [MacClure, MacDonald & MacGregor depicti...

Extracted from Transatlantic sketches; or, Sixty days in America. London, S. Low, Son & Co., 1865.

$100,000 reward! The murderer of our late beloved President, Abraham Lincoln, is still at large.

$100,000 reward! The murderer of our late beloved President, Abraham L...

Broadside advertising reward for capture of Lincoln assassination conspirators, illustrated with photographic prints of John H. Surratt, John Wilkes Booth, and David E. Herold.

National calamity! Lincoln & Seward assassinated!!

National calamity! Lincoln & Seward assassinated!!

Surrounded by a black mourning border.

[Uncle Sam's menagerie]

[Uncle Sam's menagerie]

Issued in the wake of Lincoln's assassination in April 1865, the print conveys some of the Northern hostility toward the conspirators, whom the public associated with former president of the Confederacy Jeffers... More

Dashiell's western panarama [sic] and moving mirror of the assassination of President Lincoln.

Dashiell's western panarama [sic] and moving mirror of the assassinati...

In pencil: the Union Hell on Tuesday [sic] Eve July 31, 1866."

The end of the rebellion in the United States, 1865 / C. Kimmel.

The end of the rebellion in the United States, 1865 / C. Kimmel.

A sequel to Kimmel's grand image "The Outbreak of the Rebellion in the United States" (no. 1865-19), issued the year before. The artist depicts in symbolic terms the downfall of the Confederacy. Columbia, crown... More

Lincoln Box, the box in which assassin John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham Lincoln during the president's visit to Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.

Lincoln Box, the box in which assassin John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham ...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. The furniture in the box is not original. Title, date, ... More

Belongings found on the body of John Wilkes Booth on April 26, 1865.  Ford's Theater, Washington, D.C.

Belongings found on the body of John Wilkes Booth on April 26, 1865. ...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

The Jefferson County Courthouse in Charles Town, West Virginia

The Jefferson County Courthouse in Charles Town, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Replacing a more modest structure that dated back to 1803, it was built in 1836 on land donated by George Washington's brother, Charle... More

Carriage at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Carriage at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

The trail to Zekiah Swamp, leading away from The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The trail to Zekiah Swamp, leading away from The Dr. Mudd House Museum...

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

Old farm machinery at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Old farm machinery at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

The parlour at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The parlour at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Among the many original family pieces is the red sofa on which Dr. Mudd examined John Wilkes Booth's broken leg. The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic ... More

The trail to Zekiah Swamp, leading away from The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The trail to Zekiah Swamp, leading away from The Dr. Mudd House Museum...

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route. This dirt r... More

Dr. Mudd's study room at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Dr. Mudd's study room at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Marylan...

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

Dining room at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Dining room at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

Civil War Museum at The Dr. Mudd Farm in Waldorf, Maryland

Civil War Museum at The Dr. Mudd Farm in Waldorf, Maryland

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

The piano room at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The piano room at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

Back side of The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Back side of The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

The room in which John Wilkes Booth rested at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The room in which John Wilkes Booth rested at The Dr. Mudd House Museu...

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

Room in which John Wilkes Booth rested at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Room in which John Wilkes Booth rested at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in...

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

The parlour at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The parlour at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Among the many original family pieces is the red sofa on which Dr. Mudd examined John Wilkes Booth's broken leg. The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic ... More

The trail to Zekiah Swamp, leading away from The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The trail to Zekiah Swamp, leading away from The Dr. Mudd House Museum...

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

Dr. Mudd's study room at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Dr. Mudd's study room at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Marylan...

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

Theory. Practice. Effect

Theory. Practice. Effect

An unusual, three-part wood engraving attributing John Wilkes Booth's assassination of Abraham Lincoln to the influence of the proslavery secret society, the Knights of the Golden Circle. Lincoln was shot by Bo... More

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Co...

Survey number: HABS DC-82 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000034

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Co...

Survey number: HABS DC-82 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000034

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Co...

Survey number: HABS DC-82 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000034

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Co...

Survey number: HABS DC-82 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000034

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Co...

Survey number: HABS DC-82 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000034

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Co...

Survey number: HABS DC-82 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000034

The  Assassin's Vision

The Assassin's Vision

Music associated with the Union side

The  Assassin's Vision

The Assassin's Vision

Music associated with the Union side

The  Assassin's Vision

The Assassin's Vision

Music associated with the Union side

The  Assassin's Vision

The Assassin's Vision

Music associated with the Union side