Lincoln Assassination

On the evening of April 14,1865, when President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in Ford's Theatre, an entire audience was witness to the tragedy. Tim Good will present a program on the Lincoln Assassination based on his book, We Saw Lincoln Shot: One Hundred Eye Witness Accounts.  From diaries, letters, depositions, affidavits, and periodicals, the book is a collection of accounts from a variety of theatergoers-who by chance saw one of the truly pivotal events in US history. Providing minute firsthand details recorded over a span of ninety years.

Timothy S. Good, a thirty-four year National Park Service veteran, is currently the superintendent at Lincoln Home National Historic Site. Good has served at over a dozen assignments including: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, Ford’s Theatre, the National Mall, Cuyahoga Valley, Dayton Aviation, Ulysses S. Grant, Agate Fossil Beds, Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, Pictured Rocks and Acadia.

Good received a Bachelor of Arts from Valparaiso University, Master of Arts from the University of Durham, England, and earned a diploma from the United States Naval War College.

He has authored six published books: The Allied Air Campaign Against Hitler's U-boats: Victory in the Battle of the Atlantic (2023), The American Eagle Squadrons of the Royal Air Force (2020), American Privateers in the War of 1812: The Vessels and Their Prizes as Recorded in Niles’ Weekly Register (2012), Lincoln for President: An Underdog’s Path to the 1860 Republican Nomination (2009), The Lincoln-Douglas Debates and the Making of a President (2007) and We Saw Lincoln Shot: One Hundred Eyewitness Accounts  (1996). 

This program will livestream on Looking for Lincoln's Facebook page and YouTube Channel. The event is FREE. 


Event Information

When: Wednesday, April 10, 2024 7:00 PM until 8:00 PM


Organizer: Looking for Lincoln