Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

18/10/2011

The bullet that killed Lincoln, the shattered leg of a Civil War general and a 300-year-old autopsy kit: Military museum reveals morbid artefacts from America’s past

The bullet that killed Abraham Lincoln is mounted under glass, like a diamond in a snow globe, in its new home at the National Museum of Health and Medicine. The lead ball and several skull fragments from the 16th president are in a tall, antique case overlooking a Civil War exhibit in a museum gallery in Silver Spring, just off the Capital Beltway for more click here

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