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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

March 17, 1865

Plan to Kidnap Lincoln Failed

John Wilkes Booth’s plan to kidnap President Abraham Lincoln failed when Lincoln - who was supposed to be returning from a trip to a hospital outside Washington, D.C. - decided to remain in the city.