Maryland, The East, Virginia

Manhunt: Tracing the Escape Route of John Wilkes Booth

Just after 4:00 in the morning of April 15th, 1865 two men appeared on horseback at the home of Dr. Samuel Mudd near present day Waldorf, Maryland. One man was suffering a broken leg and needed help. Dr. Mudd helped the injured man into his house, cut away his boot…

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