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By Tom Fuchs, March 31, 2007
St. Mary’s Church
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|On November 13, 1864, here at St. Mary’s Catholic
Church, Dr. Samuel A. Mudd was introduced to John
Wilkes Booth, the future assassin of President Abraham Lincoln. Booth had come to Charles County to
contact the Confederate underground here and . . . — — Map (db m924) HM|
|The assassin of Lincoln stopped here at the house of Mrs. Surratt to secure ammunition on the night of April 14, 1865. He rode on to "T.B." and then to Dr. Mudd's who set his broken leg. — — Map (db m3612) HM|
|John Wilkes Booth rested here for several hours on April 15, 1865, after receiving treatment for his broken leg. — — Map (db m920) HM|
|This house was the home of Dr. Samuel Alexander Mudd and his wife, Sarah Frances Dyer. Early on the morning of April 15, 1865, John Wilkes Booth arrived here with a companion, David E. Herold, and asked Mudd to set Booth’s broken leg. Afterward, as . . . — — Map (db m921) HM|
|John Wilkes Booth and David Herold remained hidden from April 16 to 21, 1865 in a nearby pine thicket, while Union troops searched for them. Thomas A. Jones brought them food and the newspapers. — — Map (db m39524) HM|
|John Wilkes Booth and David Herold set out from here for the Virginia shore during the night of April 21, 1865, in a boat supplied by Thomas A. Jones. — — Map (db m128809) HM|
|This T-shaped house was built in 1859 by Dr. Richard Stuart as a summer residence for his family. On Sunday afternoon, April 23, 1865, John Wilkes Booth and three companions came to this house seeking medical assistance from Dr. Stuart. Suspicious . . . — — Map (db m2925) HM|
|This is the Garrett place, where John Wilkes Booth, assassin of Lincoln, was cornered by Union soldiers and killed, April 26, 1865. The house stood a short distance from this spot. — — Map (db m1584) HM|