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How was Lincoln assasinated?


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September 13, 2011 5:53AM

Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in 1865 by John Wilkes Booth in the state box in Fords Theatere, in Washington DC while he watched a play with his wife and another couple. He was killed at close range with a .38 caliber musketball pistol. Booth jumped 12 feet to the floor, where it is speculated he broke his leg.