Chasing Lincoln's Killer Storyboard

Chasing Lincoln's Killer Storyboard

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  • Abraham Lincoln is enjoying a nice night out with his wife, Mary Todd, watching a fantastic play.
  • John Wilkes Booth intrudes into Ford's Theatre with one clear purpose, to kill Abraham Lincoln. Booth shoots Lincoln in his chair while he was watching the play.
  • Once Lincoln is shot, Booth escapes the theatre but is unsuccessful in disappearing. Lincoln is quickly dying.
  • Booth is on the run and is being chased by authorities in the area. This is the beginning of the manhunt this nation will never forget.
  • Booth was chased down to Port Royal, VA. He took refuge at the Garrett farm which led to his potential demise once a heavily armed patrol of 16th New York Cavalry. 
  • At this point, both the victim and the assassin have been killed. Abraham Lincoln died not long after he was shot and John Wilkes Booth was apart of a 12 day manhunt that ended at the Garrett Farm. An assassination this nation will never forget.
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