Writer Sarah Harmon participates in the Lincoln Tribute
Note: The article is Sarah Harmon’s account of the two-day Lincoln Tribute held in Washington D.C. at the Ford’s Theatre this week.
“The Lincoln Tribute was definitely unforgettable and I am so glad I was able to experience it,” Harmon said.
Lincoln Tribute, 150 anniversary
By Sarah Harmon
EW Emma’s Writings
“Lincoln shot! Condition considered hopeless!” Those were the headlines around America this very week 150 years ago. The night of April 14, 1865 changed the history of the United States forever when actor and Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth jumped down onto the stage of Ford’s Theatre screaming “Sic semper tyrannus!” (Thus always to tyrants) and ran out the back of the theater after shooting President Abraham Lincoln. What should have been a time of celebration that after four long years, the Civil War was finally…
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