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Medill, Joseph (1823-1899) Chicago tribune. [Vol. 28, no. 280 (April 15, 1865)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00339.03 Author/Creator: Medill, Joseph (1823-1899) Place Written: Chicago, Illinois Type: Newspapers Date: 15 April 1865 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Reports that president Lincoln has been assassinated and that an attempt was made on Secretary Seward's life. Also reports that Jefferson Davis has issued an edict at Danville. Article about reconstruction in Virginia on second page.

People: Medill, Joseph, 1823-1899.
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.
Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Assassinations, Lincoln Assassination, Lincoln's Cabinet, Civil War, Military History, Confederate General or Leader, Confederate States of America, Government and Civics, Reconstruction

Sub Era: The American Civil War African Americans and Emancipation