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[Death Bed Scene]

By A.H. Ritchie


The scene is of the back room in Peterson's boarding house, where Lincoln was taken the evening of 14 April 1865 after being shot in Ford's Theater across the street. Several concerned men crowd the room and look on as a doctor takes Lincoln's pulse.Cropped version of ID #P0406_286

Topics: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Death and burial; Deathbeds
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Year: 1868
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