Lincoln's Bloodstained Clothes Packed Up For Storage During Ford's Theatre Renovation | HistoryNet

Lincoln’s Bloodstained Clothes Packed Up For Storage During Ford’s Theatre Renovation

9/12/2007 • Abraham Lincoln, News

The square-toed, goatskin boots that Abraham Lincoln had on that night at Ford’s Theatre were worn down at the heels. His long, black frock coat was unadorned. Its buttons were of plain gray metal.