Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Edwin Booth Saved Robert Todd Lincoln's Life

In a strange twist of fate, Edwin Booth, the brother of John Wilkes Booth, once saved the life of Abraham Lincoln's son Robert Todd Lincoln.

In late 1864 or early 1865, Lincoln was waiting to buy a train ticket in Jersey City, New Jersey when he was accidentally pushed off the railway platform into the path of an oncoming train. He later described the incident in a letter to the editor of The Century Magazine...Click here to read more: http://civilwarsaga.com/edwin-booth-saved-robert-todd-lincolns-life/

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