Events Prior to the assassination

Events Prior to the Assassination

Abraham Lincoln elected President

November 6 1860

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Booth Meets John Surratt and Mary Surratt

January 1 1864

Booth Recruits Samual Arnold and Micheal O' Laughlin

August 1864

Booth recieves letters from Lafayette Baker

August 24 1864

Booth Recieves money from the Confederatre Secret Service

October 18 1864

Booth Meets Dr. Samuel Mudd

November 13 1864

Booth meets George Atzerodt, David Herold, and Lewis Powell

Approx. February 16, 1865

Lincolns second Inaugural Address

March 4 1865

Booth plans to kidnap Lincoln

March 17 1865

Lincoln Dreams of his Death

April 1865

Civil war ends

April 9 1865

Lincoln gives his last speech

April 10 1865

Booth Writes to his Mother

April 14 1865

Booth's escape Rout (Below)

Apr 14, 1865 - April 27 1865

Booth shoots Lincoln

April 14 1865

Booth changes his plan to assassination

April 14 1865

Atzerodt backs out of killing Andrew Johnson

April 14 1865

Powell attempts to kill William Seward

April 14 1865