Carte-de-visite

Portrait of seated John Wilkes Booth. He has cane in one hand. This is similar to the photo used for his wanted poster. ID'd on back. Gutman #22.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.0105
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

Carte-de-visite

Photo entitled: Sergt. Boston Corbett, 16th New York Cavalry who shot J. W. Booth. He is seated reading a book at a table with a clock on it. Wearing a four button sack coat. In researching Corbett, he has a very unusual story to his life which should be presented along with the photo when on exhibit.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.0110
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