*DAVID EDGAR HEROLD ~ an accomplice of John Wilkes Booth in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865. After the shooting, Herold accompanied Booth to the home of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who set Booth’s injured leg. Wikipedia Born: June 16, 1842, Maryland Died: July 7, 1865, Washington, D.C. Parents: Mary Porter Herold, Adam George Herold Education: Georgetown University, Gonzaga College High School

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This is the former home of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd, who became infamous for setting the broken leg of John Wilkes Booth the night after the assassin had shot President Lincoln on April 14, 1865.  In fact it was Dr. Mudds fall from grace after his conviction for aiding Booth's escape that we get the phrase, Your name is Mudd, for someone who has fallen out of favor. Via Piedmont Fossil.

This is the former home of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd, who became infamous for setting the broken leg of John Wilkes Booth the night after the assassin had shot President Lincoln on April

Star spangled banner. The flag that flew over Fort McHenry in 1814, photographed in 1873 in the Boston Navy Yard by George Henry Preble.

First known photograph of American Flag, June 1873 - Flag flew over Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland during battle between the British and United States, War of which inspired Francis Scott Key to pen "The Star-Spangled Banner"

Petersen House, where Abraham Lincoln was carried and died after assassin John Wilkes Booth mortally wounded him across the street at Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.  [As house stands and looks today]

Row houses - still my favorite. Petersen House, where Abraham Lincoln was carried and died after assassin John Wilkes Booth mortally wounded him across the street at Ford's Theatre, Washington, D. [As house stands and looks today]

Charles Forbes, footman to president Lincoln, who was on duty the night of the President’s assassination, ca.1865

Photo of controversial Charles Forbes, footman to the Lincoln Presidential carriage. Driver of the carriage during accident which inju.

Young Boys In the Civil War - Yahoo Canada Image Search Results

Young Boys In the Civil War - Yahoo Canada Image Search Results

Confederate spy John Surratt fled the country and hid out in Rome where he joined the military unit that protected the Pope. Later he was arrested in Alexandria, EgyptHe was sent back to the U.S. and tried for the same crimes as his mother. But this time it was a civil trial that resulted in a hung jury. John Surratt got off and lived until 1916.

Confederate spy John Surratt fled the country and hid out in Rome where he joined the military unit that protected the Pope.

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