Assassination of Abraham Lincoln



Locations
Participants

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Place
1864/11/00 John W Booth is introduced to Dr Mudd. St Mary's Church, Bryantown
1864/12/00 Dr Mudd introduces John Booth to Thomas Harbin at the Bryantown Tavern Bryantown Historic District, Bryantown
1864/12/23 Conspirators plan to kidnap President Abraham Lincoln Mary E Surratt Boarding House, Washington, DC
1865/03/00 John Surratt, George Atzerodt and David Herold hide weapons and supplies at Surratt tavern Surratt House, Clinton
1865/04/11 Lincoln speaks to a crowd from the window over the main door of the Whitehouse, John Wilkes Booth swears that this will be Lincoln's last speach The White House, Washington, DC
1865/04/14 John Booth shoots President Lincoln with a Derringer pistol Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, Washington, DC
1865/04/14 John Booth stabs Major Rathbone to avoid capture Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, Washington, DC
1865/04/14 Dr Charles Leale tends to Abraham Lincoln, sending others for brandy and water. Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, Washington, DC
1865/04/14 Clara Harris comforts Mary Lincoln Petersen House, Washington, DC
1865/04/15 Dr Samuel Mudd treats John Wilkes Booth's injured leg provides food, lodging and two horses to Booth and David Herold St Catharine, Waldorf
1865/04/15 President Lincoln dies at the Petersen House Petersen House, Washington, DC
1865/04/16 Oswell Swann leads John W Booth and David Herold across Zekiah Swamp to Rich Hill, the home of confederate sympathizer, Col Samuel Cox. Rich Hill, Bel Alton
1865/04/17 Samuel Cox places Booth and Herold in the care of the Confederate underground and arranges to hide them in a pine thicket a mile west of his house for several days, where they receive food and newspapers. Marker at jct of Bel Alton Newtown Rd and Wills Rd Bel Alton, Maryland
1865/04/21 Col Samuel Cox's foster brother, Thomas A Jones, helps John Wilkes Booth and David E Herold escape across the Potomac to Virginia.
1865/04/24 John Wilkes Booth is killed by Boston Corbett.
1865/06/29 Military tribunal finds Lincoln conspiritors guilty Fort McNair, Washington, DC
1865/07/00 Dr Samuel Mudd, Samuel Arnold, Michael O'Laughlen and Edmund Spangler arrive at Fort Jefferson in the Dry Tortugas to serve out sentences Dry Tortugas National Park, Dry Tortugas Islands
1865/07/07 Mary Surratt, George Atzerodt, David Herold and Lewis Powell are hanged at the Old Penitentiary, Fort McNair. Fort McNair, Washington, DC
1866/11/27 Charles Hale arrests John Surratt in Alexandria, Egypt Alexandria, Egypt
1867/00/00 The USS Swatara, with prisoner John Surratt, arrives at the Washington Navy Yard Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC
1867/06/10 John Surratt tried as conspiritor in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, ends in deadlock August 10, 1867 City Hall, Washington, DC
1869/02/08 President Johnson hands Mrs Mudd a pardon for her husband, Dr Mudd The White House, Washington, DC
1883/12/24 Henry Rathbone kills his wife, attacks his chidren and shoots himself

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