Carte-de-visite

Date:
1865-1865

Oval portrait of booth in profile. Superimposed into image are the Devil whispering into his ear and he is holding a knife and pistol at Ford's theater. Entitled on back in blue ink: "J. Wilkes Booth The Assassin." In pencil is Gutman #45

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.0102
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Carte-de-visite

Date:
1865-1865

Booth with elbow on a pedestal. He is looking to his left. ID'd on back, perhaps signed by Booth. Gutman #5

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.0103
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Carte-de-visite

This is a photo of a Lithograph of a photo of a seated John Wilkes Booth. It is similar to the shot used for his wanted poster. ID'd on back in purple ink: Booth who shot Lincoln.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.0106
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Carte-de-visite

Seated portrait of John Wilkes Booth. He is reading book with legs crossed. On back is ID'd J. Wilkes Booth, Murderer of Abraham Lincoln. In pencil is Gutman #27.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.0108
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Newspaper

Date:
1865-1865

The Tri-Weekly Telegraph - Houston, Texas Dated: May 12, 1865. The featured story in this issue is the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth. Booth and accomplices reported wearing Confederate uniforms and that Booth was on crutches claiming to be a paroled POW heading home. The article goes on to explain how Booth and his accomplices hid in a barn and that Booth was shot in the head. News article on the Federal "Barbarities" in Louisiana. Other reports on the surrender of Confederate Generals and the pursuit of others. Several resolutions of Texan soldiers and citizens who vow to continue the fight.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.041
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier