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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Winfield Scott Hancock papers

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0815

This collection comprises eleven documents regarding the military career of Winfield Scott Hancock, particularly his involvement in the execution of accused Lincoln assassination conspirator, Mary Surratt, his brief command of the fifth military district (Louisiana and Texas) during Reconstruction, and biographical material which highlights his military career during the Civil War.

Dates: 1865-1872

Matlack family letters to Samuel J. Matlack

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0916

This collection consists of seventeen letters written by members of the Matlack family in Philadelphia to Samuel J. Matlack while he was serving in the Union Navy aboard the USSWissahickon, a gunboat in the blockading squadron off the coast of South Carolina, during the American Civil War, from 1862-1865.

Dates: 1862-1865

Eyewitness account of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0977

Consists of one handwritten manuscript by John H. Stevens in which he gives an eyewitness account of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.

Dates: 1865

Emalea Pusey Warner reminiscences of April 15, 1865

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0104

Brief reminiscence of the day of President Abraham Lincoln's death written by Emalea Pusey Warner, an instrumental spokesperson for the Women's College at the University of Delaware.

Dates: undated

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Autobiographies 1
Broadsides (notices) 1
Charleston (S.C.)--History--19th century 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
Conspiracies--United States--History--19th century 1