John Wilkes Boothe Killed

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Civil War EventsPresidential Events
Event date:
Friday, April 26, 2024 (This event repeats every year)
Port Royal, Virginia

April 26, 1865 - The 12 day manhunt for Lincoln's assassin comes to an end when John Wilkes Booth is shot by Union soldiers while hiding in a barn near Port Royal, Virginia.