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  • Title The Assassination of President Lincoln and the Trial of the Conspirators David E. Herold, Mary E. Surratt, Lewis Payne, George A. Atzerodt, Edward Spangler, Samuel A. Mudd, Samuel Arnold, Michael O'Laughlin: Containing the Orders Convening the Commission; Rules for Its Guidance; Pleas of the Accused to the Jurisdiction of the Commission, and for Severance of Trial; Testimony in Full Concerning the Assassination, and Attending Circumstances; Flight, Pursuit and Capture of John Wilkes Booth; Attempted Assassination of Hon. W. H. Seward, Secretary of State. Official Documents and Testimony Relating to the Following Plots: The Abduction of the President and Cabinet, and Carrying Them to Richmond; the Assassination of the President and Cabinet; the Murder of President Lincoln by Presents of Infected Clothing; the Introduction of Pestilence into Northern Cities by Clothing Infected with Yellow Fever and Small Pox; Starvation and Murder of Union Prisoners in Southern Prisons; Attempted Burning of New York and Other Northern Cities; Poisoning the Water of the Croton Reservoir, New York; Raid on St. Albans; Contemplated Raids on Buffalo, Ogdensburg, etc.; Burning of Steamboats on Western Rivers, Government Warehouses, Hospitals, etc.; Complicity of Jefferson Davis, Judah P. Benjamin, Jacob Thompson George N. Sanders, Beverley Tucker, C. C. Clay, etc.; Jacob Thompson's Banking Account in Canada; the Mining of Libby Prison, and Preparations to Blow It Up; the "Disorganization of the North" by a System of Terrorism and Infernal Plots; Arguments of Counsel for the Accused; Reply of Hon. J. A. Bingham, Special Judge Advocate; Findings and Sentences of the Accused, etc.: Compiled and Arranged by Benn Pitman, Recorder to the Commission
  • Author Pitman, Benn, 1822-1910 United States. Army Military Commission (Lincoln's Assassin: 1865) Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin
  • Publication Date 1865
  • Contributor Herold, David E., 1844-1865 Ritchie, Alexander Hay, 1822-1895
  • Imprint Cincinnati: Publishers: Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin, 1865
  • Pages 444
  • Language English
  • Document Type Monograph
  • Physical Description 1 online resource xvi, 17-421, [3] p., [1] leaf of plates: ill., map, ports.; 25 cm.
  • Source Library American Antiquarian Society
  • Gale Document Number GALE|ARBHTR470382080

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