Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever - Part 2: Chapters 21-26 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2: Chapters 21-26 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 21:

TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 1865 WASHINGTON, D.C. EVENING

Lincoln is haunted by his dreams. He speaks of them to Mary and friends. The others are surprised by Lincoln's attentiveness to his dreams.

"Yes, Lincoln believes in dreams, in dreams and in nightmares and in their power to haunt a man. Night is a time of terror for Abraham Lincoln. The bodyguards standing watch outside his bedroom hear him moan in his sleep as his worries and anxieties are unleashed by the darkness, when the distractions and the busyness of the day can no longer keep them at bay." Chap. 21, p. 117

Despite the nightmares, Lincoln still does not believe that someone will try to kill him. Security worries that people have such easy access to the White House and to Lincoln. Despite attempts on his life, Lincoln refuses to...

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