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Asia Booth footstone

John Wilkes Booth

Interment Location Visited  
Baltimore, MD July 6, 2015  

Fast Facts

Born: May 10, 1838 in Bel Air, Maryland

Died: April 26, 1865 in Port Royal, Virginia

Cause of Death: Gunshot Wound

Age: 26

Last Words: “Useless, useless.”

Interment: Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland

Sources Consulted and Further Reading

Kauffman, Michael W. American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies. New York: Random House, 2005.

Swanson, James L. Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer. Boston: Mariner Books, 2007.

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