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A large part of the blame for this lay with the shortcomings of many of the Union army generals. 37 Abraham Lincoln This map shows the alignment of states forming the Union and the Confederacy by the end of the Civil War. The Confederate States are red. The United States are blue. The light blue states are the so-called border states—slave states that remained in the Union. They are, from west to east, Missouri, Kentucky, West Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. West Virginia broke away from the Confederate state of Virginia and was admitted into the Union in 1863.

The President slumped forward, and Booth made his escape. Lincoln never regained consciousness. He was pronounced dead the next morning. Booth was hunted down, shot, and killed The assassination of President Lincoln and escape by John Wilkes Booth as portrayed on a theatrical poster for the 1915 silent film The Birth of a Nation. The D. W. Griffith movie is considered a classic for its technical and artistic techniques. It was strongly criticized, however, and even banned in many cities, for its hateful portrayals of African Americans and glorifying of the racist Ku Klux Klan after the Civil War.

By the time the war ended, 200,000 African Americans had served in the Union military. The Emancipation Proclamation did not free the 500,000 slaves in the 43 Abraham Lincoln A rare photo of black and white soldiers, here a group of teenagers, serving together in the Union army. border states of Maryland, Missouri, Delaware, and Kentucky, which were still part of the Union. Nor did it apply to Tennessee, which was largely occupied by the Union by then. S. state of West Virginia. Emancipation in some of those states would come by individual state actions.

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