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The Booth Brothers: Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth

In the 1850’s and 1860’s Edwin Booth and his younger brother John Wilkes Booth were considered to be two of the finest actors in America. The Civil War divided many families, including the Booths....

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John Wilkes Booth Facts and Trivia

John Wilkes Booth was almost 27 years old when he shot President Lincoln on April 14, 1865 — it was two weeks before Wilkes’ May 10th birthday. John Wilkes Booth was his father’s favorite...