Lincoln’s Last Days: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever by Bill O’Reilly and Dwight Jon Zimmerman

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

A Note to Readers     ix

Key Players     xii

Prologue     xvi

PART 1
THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF THE WAR     1

PART 2
THE CONSPIRACY TO ASSASSINATE     59

PART 3
LINCOLN’S LAST DAY     93

PART 4
CHASING THE ASSASSINS     185

Afterword     240

Lincoln’s World

A Walk Through Washington, D.C., in the 1860s     256

Abraham Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln, and Their Children     260

The Aging of Abraham Lincoln     265

Did You Know?

Twenty Important and Interesting Facts About the Civil War     266

Transportation During the Civil War     273

Flags of the Civil War     275

Weapons of the Civil War     277

Medicine During the Civil War     280

Abraham Lincoln Time Line     283

John Wilkes Booth Time Line     289

Washington, D.C.

Finding Lincoln in the Nation’s Capital Today     291

Military Terms     297

Bibliography     300

Recommended Reading     302

Recommended Websites     304

Recommended Viewing     306

Index     307