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President Lincoln Assassinated!! : : the Firsthand Story of the Murder, Manhunt, Trial, and Mourning

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"A special publication of the Library of America."
The assassination of the President and the punishment of the conspirators -- Mourning and remembering Lincoln -- Coda.
"President Lincoln Assassinated!! recaptures the dramatic and terrifying immediacy of Lincoln's murder and the coordinated attack on Secretary of State William H. Seward, the hunt for the conspirators, their military trial, and the unprecedented national mourning for our first martyred president. The story is told through more than eighty original documents ... [and] by more than seventy-five participants and observers, including the assassin John Wilkes Booth, Everton Conger, the detective who tracked him down, and Boston Corbett, the soldier who shot him."

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Cover image for President Lincoln assassinated!! : : the firsthand story of the murder, manhunt, trial, and mourning

PUBLISHED
New York, N.Y. : Literary Classics of the United States, [2014]
Year Published: 2014
Description: 446 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 25 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9781598533736
1598533738

ADDITIONAL CREDITS
Holzer, Harold,
Library of America (Firm)

SUBJECTS
Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Assassination.
Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Death and burial.
Assassins -- History -- 19th century.
Conspiracies -- History -- 19th century.