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The historical information of the building, located behind at 604 H Street in Washington DC, is seen on June 6, 2012, was connected to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, five blocks from the site. During the Civil War, this modest brick house was occupied by a Maryland-born widow, Mary Surratt (C), who was arrested, tried, and hanged with three others connected the plot. A report by the first doctor to attend to Lincoln, Dr. Charles Leale, lost for the past 147 years, was discovered in late May 2012 at the National Archives in Washington, DC, according to US media reports. Lincoln was shot on the night of April 14, 1865 by Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth during a performance of 'Our American Cousin' at Ford's Theater in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/THOMAS CHENG (Photo credit should read THOMAS CHENG/AFP/GettyImages)
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The historical information of the building, located behind at 604 H Street in Washington DC, is seen on June 6, 2012, was connected to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, five blocks from the site. During the Civil War, this modest brick house was occupied by a Maryland-born widow, Mary Surratt (C), who was arrested, tried, and hanged with three others connected the plot. A report by the first doctor to attend to Lincoln, Dr. Charles Leale, lost for the past 147 years, was discovered in late May 2012 at the National Archives in Washington, DC, according to US media reports. Lincoln was shot on the night of April 14, 1865 by Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth during a performance of 'Our American Cousin' at Ford's Theater in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/THOMAS CHENG (Photo credit should read THOMAS CHENG/AFP/GettyImages)
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June 07, 2012
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THOMAS CHENG / Staff
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AFP
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The historical information of the building located behind at 604 H... News Photo 145884485Abraham Lincoln,Assassination,Block,Building,Ford,Geographical Locations,History,Human Sciences,Information,Science and Technology,Site,Theater,USA,Vertical,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPThe historical information of the building, located behind at 604 H Street in Washington DC, is seen on June 6, 2012, was connected to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, five blocks from the site. During the Civil War, this modest brick house was occupied by a Maryland-born widow, Mary Surratt (C), who was arrested, tried, and hanged with three others connected the plot. A report by the first doctor to attend to Lincoln, Dr. Charles Leale, lost for the past 147 years, was discovered in late May 2012 at the National Archives in Washington, DC, according to US media reports. Lincoln was shot on the night of April 14, 1865 by Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth during a performance of 'Our American Cousin' at Ford's Theater in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/THOMAS CHENG (Photo credit should read THOMAS CHENG/AFP/GettyImages)