New York Times: President Lincoln Shot by an Assassin (150 Years Ago, Today)

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New York Times: President Lincoln Shot by an Assassin (150 Years Ago, Today)

[OFFICIAL.]

WAR DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON, April 15 — 1:30 A.M.

Maj.-Gen. Dix:

President Lincoln Shot by an Assassin.; The Deed Done at Ford’s Theatre Last Night. THE ACT OF A DESPERATE REBEL The President Still Alive at Last Accounts. No Hopes Entertained of His Recovery. Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward. DETAILS OF THE DREADFUL TRAGEDY…..

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