Last word of Abraham Lincoln

We must both be more cheerful in the future. Between the war and the loss of our darling Willie, we have both been very miserable.

Only hours before he was fatally shot, he envisioned the peaceful and healing aftermath of the national and personal devastation, saying to his wife Mary. It was Good Friday, April 14, 1865, at  John Wilkes Booth, a famous actor and Confederate sympathizer, fatally shot President Abraham Lincoln at a play at Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C. This statement reflect his feeling during his last days, when he almost won the civil war and most popular president of United State of America.

 

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