On April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth and fellow
conspirators launched a campaign to destroy the Lincoln
government. The following images represent places that
were instrumental in this plan.
Earlier that day, John Wilkes booth made an appearance at Mary
Surratt's boarding house in Washington, DC
Both John Wilkes Booth and George Atzerodt had rooms at the
National Hotel in Washington, DC the night before.
Lewis Paine made an attack on Secretary of State, William Seward
and his son Frederick.