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NOAA Photo Library Image - line2058

Sign over the cell that housed Dr. Samuel Mudd, controversial doctor who treated John Wilkes Booth following Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Mudd was convicted of helping Booth and served three years of his sentence at Fort Jefferson. He helped treat many Union soldiers during a yellow fever epidemic and was subsequently paroled.

Image ID: line2058, NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Location: Florida, Dry Tortugas National Park
Photo Date: 2001 April 28
Photographer: Captain Albert E. Theberge, NOAA Corps (ret.)

Category: Coastline/Southeast Florida/

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