Peterson House, Washington D.C

About This Image

 After he was shot by John Wilkes Booth, President Lincoln was taken across the street to the boarding house of William A. Peterson. Throughout the night, doctors tended to the President, but he was pronounced dead at 7:22 A.M. on April 15, 1865.

Source and Copyright

Creator Carol M. Highsmith
Medium Color Photograph
Source Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Collection Highsmith (Carol M.) Archive
Number LC-DIG-highsm-04832
Copyright Public Domain
Disclaimer Courtesy of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. There is no known restriction on the publication of this image.
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