Mary Lincoln’s Assassination

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Mary Lincoln’s Assassination

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Description

Lincoln’s assassination on April 14, 1865 proved a momentous evening for the people of Washington, for the people of the American nation – and its impact would be felt across the world. Catherine Clinton (University of Texas at San Antonio) explains that perhaps the person most affected by this epic tragedy was Abraham Lincoln’s widow, Mary Lincoln– whose fate would be forever transformed by the death of her husband that Easter Saturday.

Publication Date

4-13-2015

Keywords

Abraham Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln, assasssination, widow, United States history

Disciplines

United States History | Women's History

Mary Lincoln’s Assassination
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