March 4: President Lincoln’s second inauguration
April 9: General Robert E. Lee surrenders to Grant at Appomattox, Virginia
April 14: John Wilkes Booth mortally wounds President Lincoln in Ford’s Theatre. Dr. Charles Liebermann is among those called to his bedside
April 15: President Lincoln dies
April 19: Lincoln’s funeral procession includes 125 marchers from Washington Hebrew Congregation; Beth El Hebrew holds a memorial service for President Lincoln
December 6: Slavery abolished with ratification of 13th Amendment
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