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The Fault in His Stars

How did John Wilkes Booth become America's first presidential assassin?

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Events Marking 150 Years Since Lincoln’s Assassination

Upcoming events marking the sesquicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination.

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Where The Civil War Began

How the Pratt Street Riot determined the course of the war.

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Articles of War

The Maryland Historical Society's documents, weapons, and personal items offer a glimpse of the Civil War the way Marylanders lived it.

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