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The Lincoln Assassination Conspirators

Their Confinement and Execution, As Recorded in the Letterbook of John Frederick Hartranft

The Lincoln Assassination Conspirators( )
Editor: Steers, Edward
Holzer, Harold
Contribution by: Steers, Edward
Holzer, Harold
ISBN:978-0-8071-4434-3
Publication Date:Mar 2009
Publisher:Louisiana State University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

On May 1, 1865, two weeks after Abraham Lincoln's assassination, recently inaugurated president Andrew Johnson appointed John Frederick Hartranft to command the military prison at the Washington Arsenal, where the U.S. government had just incarcerated the seven men and one woman accused of complicity in the shooting. From that day through the execution of four of the accomplices, the Pennsylvania-born general held responsibility for the most notorious prisoners in American history....
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Book Details
Pages:208
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Author Biography
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Harold Holzer is one of the leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. He is a prolific writer and lecturer. He has written, co-written and edited over 30 books including Abraham Lincoln, The Writer (2000), which was named to the Children's Literature Choice List and the Bank Street Best Children's Books of the Year, and Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President (2004), which won a 2005 Lincoln Prize. He has also written over 425 popular magazine and scholarly journal articles and numerous pamphlets and monographs. He has won numerous awards including the Barondess Award of the Civil War Round Table of New York five times; the Award of Achievement from the Lincoln Group of New York three times; a 1988 George Washington Medal; the 2000 Newman Book Award; and the 2008 National Humanities Medal. He is the Senior Vice President for External Affairs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

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