Friday, April 18, 2014

18th Civil War Forum Conference (April 4-5, 2014) -- Ball's Bluff and Monocacy (Early's 1864 raid)

Fort Stevens, where Lincoln was almost shot. On the left, R. Keith Young, former Commander of the sub U.S.S. Silversides, and right, historian and author Dr. Benjamin Franklin Cooling

Point of Rocks, with the inimitable Rich Gillespie.
Jim Morgan, the authoritative Ball's Bluff historian at Fort Evans. 
Worthington House, Monocacy Battlefield

Worthington House, Monocacy Battlefield

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Police blotter on the night Lincoln was killed

This Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department logbook for the night of April 14, 1865 recordsthe news of the Lincoln assassination in the bottom right-hand entry.
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