President Lincoln was sitting in this chair when he was fatally shot at Ford’s Theater. There were 46 eyewitnesses to the assassination on the theater staff.
On Wednesday, November 20, at noon, author Thomas A. Bogar discusses Lincoln’s assassination through the experiences of the 46 stage hands, actors, and theater workers who were at Ford’s Theater the evening of April 14, 1865, and what each of them witnessed.
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A book signing will follow the program.
Image: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, Mathew Brady Photographs, National Archives Identifier 526238