Lincoln’s First Responder- Dr. Charles Augustus Leale


April 14, 1865, was a pleasant day in Washington, a welcome change from the rainy weather that had turned Washington’s streets into mud.  The dogwood trees were in full bloom, their pleasant scent wafted through the air. The sky was clear throughout most of the day, turning partly cloudy in the evening. By 8:30 p.m. […]

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