Unsolved Mysteries

Unsolved Mysteries

Series 1 - Episode 108

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Summary

The fate of John Wilkes Booth, the man who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865. Booth fled on horseback to southern Maryland, and was believed to have been shot dead by a Union soldier after the barn he was sheltering in was identified and set ablaze. However, it has been suggested that the wrong man was apprehended.
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