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Yankee Times

President Killed!!

By Katelyn Thomas
Civil War Reporter

president Lincoln
On a great Friday, April 14, 1865, President Lincoln was shot at Ford's Theatre in Washington by John Wilkes Booth. President Lincoln was a wonderful man. He was the 16th President. He done so much to try to make our country a better place. He tried to get our country back together. He also tried to get all of the slaves free. He was a great man and will be forever remembered.


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5. Aftermath


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