Gun Booth Used to Kill Lincoln
Washington, D.C., Aug. 10 1937. The gun used by John Wilkes Booth to kill President Abraham Lincoln in 1865 was on display at the Judge Advocate General's Office in the War Department. Edwin B. Pitts, Chief Clerk of the Judge Advocate General's Office, is shown holding the gun in this picture, 8/10/1937.
Photographed by Harris & Ewing on 4x5 glass plate negative.
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