John Wilkes Booth, David Harold and George Atzerodt wanted to assassinate Lincoln, Grant, Seward and Johnson. The team was planning the assassinations. Booth wanted to be the one to kill Lincoln.
Lincoln was with his family at Ford Theater on April 14th, 1865. They were sitting the Presidential Box. John Wilkes Booth came into the back, held up the gun and shot Lincoln in the head. Lincoln was immediately carried out of the theater into the street.
Lincoln was carried into the home of Willie Clark. Not much could be done for him, so he was just made comfortable. Arrangements were made. April 15, 1865 at 7:22 Lincoln passed away.