Begins in the bittersweet aftermath of Lee's surrender and then goes on to narrate the horrendous events of five days later when, on April 14, Lincoln is assassinated. After chronicling Lincoln's poignant funeral, the series recounts the final days of the war, the capture of John Wilkes Booth, and the fates of the series' major characters.
High School (9-12)
Middle School (6-8)
Late Nineteenth Century (1866-1899)
Art of the West
Picturing America Resource