After the gunshot, people were confused because they were not sure if it was a part of the play or not. People then realized that it was not because of Mrs. Lincoln's scream. People then started to help the wounded president.
After Lincoln had been shot, they did not know where they should have put Lincoln but then they brought him to the Petersen's boarding house. They took care for him with the help of doctors, while soldiers stood guard at the front and were posted on the roof.
On April 15, 1865, Abraham Lincoln had passed away from the gunshot wound in his head. He died in the Petersen family's boarding house at 7:22 am. Lincoln had died at the age of 56 and was buried in Springfield, Illinois next to his son, Willie.
After Booth had shot Lincoln, he ran onstage and then fled offstage to meet his horse in the back. He then got on his horse and left the scene.
John Wilkes Booth had rode his horse towards Southern Maryland. His first stop was Surratt's Tavern. At the tavern, he picked up weapons and then continued moving South.
On April 26, 1865, John Wilkes Booth had died at the age of 26. Booth and David Herold were both inside of the barn, but only Herold had decided to surrender while Booth was inside the flaming barn.