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The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
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Book Overview "In this encyclopedia of Lincoln's assassination, Edward Steers, Jr., the foremost scholar of the assassination, has assembled knowledge of the subject scattered in documents and writings over a period of nearly a century and a half, organized it authoritatively and comprehensively, and written about it clearly.".

But there is far more to the story, including the bizarre scheme that Booth first concocted to kidnap Lincoln and trade him for Confederate soldiers held in Northern prisons.

Here is the full story of the plot, the bumbling plotters that Booth recruited, Lincoln's lingering death, the manhunt for the assassin, and the trial of the conspirators. The first book of its kind, The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia is a truly indispensable guide to one of the most dramatic and fascinating events in our nation's history: the murder of the sixteenth president of the United States/5(30).

Edward Steers, author of several books on Abraham Lincoln ’s assassination, presents an encyclopedia of people, events, dates, and locales connected to the assassination of President Lincoln. From.

Lincoln Assassination Books American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies It is a tale as familiar as our history primers: A deranged actor, John Wilkes Booth, killed Abraham Lincoln in Ford’s Theatre, escaped on foot, and eluded capture for twelve The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia book until he met his fiery end in a Virginia tobacco barn.

Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, murderous attack on Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., on the evening of Ap Shot in the head by Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth, Lincoln died the next morning.

“In this encyclopedia of Lincoln’s assassination, Edward Steers, Jr., the foremost scholar of the assassination, has assembled knowledge of the subject scattered in documents and writings over a period of nearly a century and a half, organized it authoritatively and comprehensively, and written about it clearly.”/5(35).

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was assassinated by well-known stage actor John Wilkes Booth on Apwhile attending the play Our American Cousin at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. Shot in the head as he watched the play, Lincoln died the following day at am, in the Petersen House opposite the theater.

He was the first U.S. Location: Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C. The first book of its kind, this volume is a truly exhaustive reference to the Lincoln assassination. Illustrated with photos, many of which have never been published before, the encyclopedia contains all of the known information that relates to this infamous event.5/5(4).

The Lincoln assassination encyclopedia. [Edward Steers, Jr.; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- The first book of its kind, this volume is a truly exhaustive reference to the Lincoln assassination. The definitive A to Z reference on the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

The first book of its kind, The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia is a truly indispensable guide to one of the most dramatic and fascinating events in our nation's history: the murder of the sixteenth president of the United States.

Written by Edward Steers, Jr., acclaimed author of Blood on /5(30). Kunhardt, Dorothy Meserve and Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr. Twenty Days: A Narrative in Text and Pictures of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Reprint edition,   Books on Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination Of the estima+ books written about Abraham Lincoln, perhaps the most on any one topic are those focused on the assassination.

Even today, books on the assassination, including the preparations, the event, the aftermath, the escape, and the assassin himself, keep being released.

The Charge and Specification was written by United States Army Brigadier General Joseph Holt. About the Author: The judge advocate general for the trial of the co-conspirators in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln was U.

Army Brigadier General Joseph Holt. Additionally, nine officers were appointed to the commission. On the morning of Ap (Good Friday), actor John Wilkes Booth learned President Abraham Lincoln would attend a performance of the comedy Our American Cousin that night at Ford’s Theatre—a theatre Booth frequently performed realized his moment had arrived.

Mark E. Neely, Jr., who introduces this book, previously titled Myths after Lincoln, is professor of history at St. Louis University. He is the author of The Abraham Lincoln Encyclopedia, The Insanity File: The Case of Mary Todd Lincoln, and The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln.

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Lincoln, Abraham. 16th president, – Born: Febru Died: Ap Vice Presidents: Hannibal Hamlin, Andrew Johnson First Lady: Mary Todd Lincoln Children: Robert, Edward, William, Thomas Abraham Lincoln, the man who held the Union together during the darkest days of the Civil War, was born in Kentucky and moved to Indiana as a young boy.

Author: John Butler Ford. Publisher: New Word City ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: DOWNLOAD → Every schoolchild knows about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln - how the actor John Wilkes Booth shot the president while he was watching a play, leaped to the stage from the presidential box, and made his escape.

The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia Edward Steers, author of several books on Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, presents an encyclopedia of.

Edward Steers, Jr., a scientist retired from the National Institutes of Health, is the author, editor, coauthor, or coeditor of thirteen books, including Blood on the Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln; The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia; The Lincoln Assassination: The Evidence; The Trial: The Assassination of President Lincoln and the Trial of the Conspirators; and Lincoln Brand: Southern Illinois University Press.

Henry Reed Rathbone (July 1, – Aug ) was a United States military officer and diplomat who was present at the assassination of President Abraham ne was sitting with his fiancée, Clara Harris, next to the President and his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, when John Wilkes Booth entered the president's box at Ford's Theatre and fatally shot Lincoln in Battles/wars: American Civil War, Battle.

Pavel Trofimovich Morozov (Russian: Па́вел Трофи́мович Моро́зов; 14 November – 3 September ), better known by the diminutive Pavlik, was a Soviet youth praised by the Soviet press as a story, dated tois that of a year-old boy who denounced his father to the authorities and was in turn killed by his : Pavel Trofimovich Morozov, 14 November.

The book then states that inBaker uncovered the plans of Lincoln's future assassin, John Wilkes Booth, to kidnap Lincoln with the help of a different group of conspirators with different motives.

The Stanton group, through Baker and Conness, supposedly provided Booth with money and information on Lincoln's her: Schick Sunn Classic Books. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

The train ride that brought Lincoln to D.C. — and introduced him to the nation President-elect Abraham Lincoln departs Springfield, Ill., on Feb. 11,to travel to his inauguration in.

Lincoln's Assassination [Edward Steers]. For years, the assassination of Abraham Lincoln has fascinated the American people.

Relatively few academic historians, however, have devoted study to it, viewing the murder as a side note tied to neitherAuthor: Edward Steers. The assassination of Abraham Lincoln was one of the last events in the American Civil War, and happened on Good Friday, Ap President Lincoln was shot while watching the play Our American Cousin at Ford's Theatre in Washington, died early the next morning.

Lincoln's killer, John Wilkes Booth, was an actor and Confederate supporter who had plotted. The Assassination of President Lincoln and the Trial of the Conspirators - Ebook written by Benn Pitman.

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After years, many unsolved mysteries and enduring urban legends still surround the assassination of Abraham Lincoln by the popular stage actor John Wilkes Booth. In a new look at the case, award-winning author Robert Hutchinson (The Dawn of Christianity) explores what we know, and don't know, about what really happened at Ford's Theatre on.

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As more clever Lincoln writers show, Lamon's story of the dream was not written until the s, years after the assassination and his story has inconsistencies.

As for Crook, as it has been pointed out, other accounts say that Lincoln was willing to go to the theater and that Mary did not want to go; contrary to Crook's statement that Mary.

Misinformation and Conspiracy Theories about the Lincoln Assassination Today, most historians and the general public agree that John Wilkes Booth, one of President Abraham Lincoln’s favorite actors, headed the conspiracy to murder the President, cabinet officers and Vice President Andrew Johnson.