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Title President Lincoln assassinated! : the firsthand story of the murder, manhunt, trial, and mourning / compiled and introduced by Harold Holzer.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : A Special Publication of the Library of America, [2014]
©2014
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  973.7092 PRE    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  973.7092 PRE    AVAILABLE
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Description xxxiii, 446 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-436) and index.
Contents The assassination of the President and the punishment of the conspirators -- Mourning and remembering Lincoln -- Coda
Summary "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."
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Death and burial.
Assassins -- History -- 19th century.
Conspiracies -- History -- 19th century.
Added Author Holzer, Harold, editor.
ISBN 9781598533736
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