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  • 1865, March 17
  • A plot hatched by John Wilkes Booth to kidnap President Lincoln is aborted when the president fails to make a scheduled trip to a soldiers' hospital.
  • 1865, April 15
  • President Lincoln dies at 7:22 a.m. At his bedside, Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton remarks, "Now he belongs to the ages."
  • 1865, April 12
  • Lincoln's body departs Washington in a nine-car funeral train. The 1,700-mile trip back to Illinois would essentially be over the same tracks that carried the then President-elect east in 1861.
  • 1865, April 26
  • Booth and Herold are apprehended in a tobacco barn near Bowling Green, Virginia, by a cavalry detachment under the command of Lieutenant Edward Doherty. After Herold gives himself up, Booth is shot and killed by Corporal Boston Corbett.
  • 1865, May 4
  • Abraham Lincoln's body is finally laid to rest in a receiving vault at Springfield's Oak Ridge Cemetery.
  • 1865, July 7
  • George Atzerodt, David Herold, Lewis Powell, and Mary Surratt are executed by hanging at the Old Penitentiary in Washington, for their part in the assassination conspiracy.
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