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

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

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President Lincoln assassinated!! : the firsthand story of the murder, manhunt, trial, and mourning
Title
President Lincoln assassinated!!
Title remainder
the firsthand story of the murder, manhunt, trial, and mourning
Statement of responsibility
compiled and introduced by Harold Holzer
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Compiler
Writer of introduction
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Language
eng
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."
Cataloging source
JFK
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  • 973.7
  • 973.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E457.5
LC item number
.P894 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Holzer, Harold
  • Library of America (Firm)
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Assassins
  • Conspiracies
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President Lincoln assassinated!! : the firsthand story of the murder, manhunt, trial, and mourning, compiled and introduced by Harold Holzer
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Publication
Note
"A special publication of the Library of America."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-436) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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Contents
The assassination of the President and the punishment of the conspirators. Scenes in Richmond, April 4, 1865 / Charles Carleton Coffin ; Tetimony before the House Judiciary Committee (1867) / Thomas T. Eckert ; Associated Press dispatch, April 14, 1865 / Lawrence A. Gobright ; Telegrams to John A. Dix, April 15, 1865 / Edwin M. Stanton ; Letter to Charles Francis Adams, April 15, 1865 / Edwin M. Stanton ; Affidavit, April 17, 1865 / Henry R. Rathbone ; Letter to William Hawk, April 16, 1865 / Harry Hawk ; Letter to Ann Amelia Bratt, April 16, 1865 / Helen Du Barry ; Report on the death of President Lincoln (1865) / Charles A. Leale ; Abraham Lincoln's last hour (1893) / Charles Savin Taft ; Letter to Henry F. Walch, April 17, 1865 / James Tanner ; Diary, April 14, 1965 / Frances (Fanny) Seward ; Diary, April 14-21, 1865 / Gideon Welles ; Diary, April 17, 1865 / John Wilkes Booth ; "To whom it may concern" (1864) / John Wilkes Booth ; Reward announcement, April 20, 1865 / Edwin M. Stanton ; Diary, April 22, 1865 / John Wilkes Booth ; Letters to Mary and to M------, April 25, 29, 1865 / Clara Harris ; from Behind the scenes (1868) / Elizabeth Keckly ; Testimony before the Military Commission, May 17, 1865 / Everton J. Conger ; Testimony before the Millitary Commission, May 17, 1865 / Boston Corbett ; Testimony before the Military Commission, May 13, 1865 / Louis J. Weichmann ; Testimony before the Military Commission, May 13, 1865 / John M. Lloyd ; Testimony before the Military Commission, May 19, 1865 / Richard C. Morgan ; Testimony before the Military Commission, May 19, 1865 / Henry W. Smith ; Testimony before the Military Commission, June 2, 1865 / James Lusby ; Argument for David Herold, June 19, 1865 / Frederick Stone ; Argument for Lewis Powell, June 21, 1865 / William E. Doster ; Argument for George Atzerodt, June 21, 1865 / William E. Doster ; Argument for Mary Surratt, June 21, 1865 / Frederick A. Aiken ; Argument for the prosecution, June 28, 1865 / John A. Bingham ; End of the assassins, July 7, 1865 / The New York Times -- Mourning and remembering Lincoln. from The New York World, April 15, 17, 1865 / Manton Marble ; Speech at Concord, New Hampshire, April 15, 1865 / Franklin Pierce ; Diary, April 15-17, 1865 / George Templeton Strong ; Diary, April 15-19, 1865 / George W. Julian ; from The New York Times, April 16, 17, 1865 / Henry J. Raymond ; The nation's loss, April 17, 1865 / Horace Greeley ; Abraham Lincoln assassinated Good Friday, 1865 / Edmund Clarence Stedman ; Letter to Catharine Peirce, April 17, 1865 / Taylor Peirce ; Poem in commemoration of Lincoln (1865) / James Madison Bell ; Recollection of the Lincoln assassination (c. 1906) / William O. Stoddard ; Diary, April 19, 1865 / Sarah Morgan ; President Lincoln's death-- the spirit and comments of the press, April 19, 1865 / Louisville Journal -- Remarks at the services held in Concord, Massachusetts, April 19, 1865 / Ralph Waldo Emerson ; Sermon at Cincinnati, April 19, 1865 / Isaac Mayer Wise ; Dispatch from Washington, April 19, 1865 / Whitelaw Reid ; The Obsequies, April 19, 1865 / The New York Times ; Letter to The Green Mountain Freeman, April 20, 1865 / Wilbur Fisk ; Diary, April 21, 1865 / Emma LeConte ; Diary, April 22-23, 1865 / Mary Chesnut ; The lesson of President Lincoln's death, April 23, 1865 / Wendell Phillips ; Oration in Union Square, New York City, April 25, 1865 / George Bancroft ; Ode (1865) / William Cullen Bryant ; Editorial on the New York funeral procession, April 24, 1865 / New York Tribune ; The funeral of President Lincoln and the colored people, April 27, 1865 / James W.C. Pennington ; Caste hate at the great funeral, April 29, 1865 / The Anglo-African ; Obsequies of the martyred president, April 29, 1865 / National Anti-Slavery Standard ; Letter to The Index, April 27, 1865 / James M. Mason ; Editorial, April 27, 1865 / The Morning Star ; Letter to Mary Lincoln, April 29, 1865 / Queen Victoria ; Remarks in the House of Commons, May 1, 1865 / Benjamin Disraeli ; from The Journeys of Abraham Lincoln (1865) / L.M. Dawn ; Funeral address at the burial of President Lincoln, May 4, 1865 / Matthew Simpson ; Abraham Lincoln foully assassinated April 14, 1865 / Tom Taylor ; Reunion (1865) / John Nichol ; Abraham Lincoln's murder (1865) / Henrik Ibsen ; For the services in memory of Abraham Lincoln (1865) / Oliver Wendell Holmes ; Address at Cooper Union, New York City, June 1, 1865 / Frederick Douglass ; In memoriam : Abraham Lincoln, June 1865 / Francis B. Carpenter ; Good Friday, April 14, 1865 / Thomas MacKellar ; "Crown his blood-stained pillow" (1865) / Julia Ward Howe ; "Our sun hath gone down at the noonday" (1865) / Phoebe Cary ; To Mrs. Lincoln (1865) / Mary A. Denison ; from Ode recited at the Harvard commemoration (1865) / James Russell Lowell ; Hush'd be the camps to-day (1865), When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd (1865), O captain! my captain! (1865) / Walt Whitman ; Letter to Francis B. Carpenter, November 15, 1865 / Mary Lincoln ; The martyr (1866) / Herman Melville ; This dust was once the man (1871) / Walt Whitman ; Oration in memory of Abraham Lincoln, Washington, D.C., April 14, 1876 / Frederick Douglass ; Remarks at the U.S. Capitol, February 12, 1878 / Alexander H. Stephens ; The death of Lincoln (1879) / Walt Whitman ; The emancipation group (1879) / John Greenleaf Whittier ; Lincoln in the South, January 1887 / "J.R.P." and The Century Magazine ; from Abraham Lincoln : a history (1890) / John G. Nicolay and John Hay -- Coda. Letter to Ephraim D. and Phoebe Ellsworth, May 25, 1861 ; Letter to Fanny McCullough, December 23, 1862 ; Letter to Lydia Bixby, November 21, 1864 ; The Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1864 ; Second Inaugural Address, March 4, 1865
Control code
ocn902876397
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxxiii, 446 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781598533736
Lccn
2014946644
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)902876397
Label
President Lincoln assassinated!! : the firsthand story of the murder, manhunt, trial, and mourning, compiled and introduced by Harold Holzer
Publication
Note
"A special publication of the Library of America."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-436) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The assassination of the President and the punishment of the conspirators. Scenes in Richmond, April 4, 1865 / Charles Carleton Coffin ; Tetimony before the House Judiciary Committee (1867) / Thomas T. Eckert ; Associated Press dispatch, April 14, 1865 / Lawrence A. Gobright ; Telegrams to John A. Dix, April 15, 1865 / Edwin M. Stanton ; Letter to Charles Francis Adams, April 15, 1865 / Edwin M. Stanton ; Affidavit, April 17, 1865 / Henry R. Rathbone ; Letter to William Hawk, April 16, 1865 / Harry Hawk ; Letter to Ann Amelia Bratt, April 16, 1865 / Helen Du Barry ; Report on the death of President Lincoln (1865) / Charles A. Leale ; Abraham Lincoln's last hour (1893) / Charles Savin Taft ; Letter to Henry F. Walch, April 17, 1865 / James Tanner ; Diary, April 14, 1965 / Frances (Fanny) Seward ; Diary, April 14-21, 1865 / Gideon Welles ; Diary, April 17, 1865 / John Wilkes Booth ; "To whom it may concern" (1864) / John Wilkes Booth ; Reward announcement, April 20, 1865 / Edwin M. Stanton ; Diary, April 22, 1865 / John Wilkes Booth ; Letters to Mary and to M------, April 25, 29, 1865 / Clara Harris ; from Behind the scenes (1868) / Elizabeth Keckly ; Testimony before the Military Commission, May 17, 1865 / Everton J. Conger ; Testimony before the Millitary Commission, May 17, 1865 / Boston Corbett ; Testimony before the Military Commission, May 13, 1865 / Louis J. Weichmann ; Testimony before the Military Commission, May 13, 1865 / John M. Lloyd ; Testimony before the Military Commission, May 19, 1865 / Richard C. Morgan ; Testimony before the Military Commission, May 19, 1865 / Henry W. Smith ; Testimony before the Military Commission, June 2, 1865 / James Lusby ; Argument for David Herold, June 19, 1865 / Frederick Stone ; Argument for Lewis Powell, June 21, 1865 / William E. Doster ; Argument for George Atzerodt, June 21, 1865 / William E. Doster ; Argument for Mary Surratt, June 21, 1865 / Frederick A. Aiken ; Argument for the prosecution, June 28, 1865 / John A. Bingham ; End of the assassins, July 7, 1865 / The New York Times -- Mourning and remembering Lincoln. from The New York World, April 15, 17, 1865 / Manton Marble ; Speech at Concord, New Hampshire, April 15, 1865 / Franklin Pierce ; Diary, April 15-17, 1865 / George Templeton Strong ; Diary, April 15-19, 1865 / George W. Julian ; from The New York Times, April 16, 17, 1865 / Henry J. Raymond ; The nation's loss, April 17, 1865 / Horace Greeley ; Abraham Lincoln assassinated Good Friday, 1865 / Edmund Clarence Stedman ; Letter to Catharine Peirce, April 17, 1865 / Taylor Peirce ; Poem in commemoration of Lincoln (1865) / James Madison Bell ; Recollection of the Lincoln assassination (c. 1906) / William O. Stoddard ; Diary, April 19, 1865 / Sarah Morgan ; President Lincoln's death-- the spirit and comments of the press, April 19, 1865 / Louisville Journal -- Remarks at the services held in Concord, Massachusetts, April 19, 1865 / Ralph Waldo Emerson ; Sermon at Cincinnati, April 19, 1865 / Isaac Mayer Wise ; Dispatch from Washington, April 19, 1865 / Whitelaw Reid ; The Obsequies, April 19, 1865 / The New York Times ; Letter to The Green Mountain Freeman, April 20, 1865 / Wilbur Fisk ; Diary, April 21, 1865 / Emma LeConte ; Diary, April 22-23, 1865 / Mary Chesnut ; The lesson of President Lincoln's death, April 23, 1865 / Wendell Phillips ; Oration in Union Square, New York City, April 25, 1865 / George Bancroft ; Ode (1865) / William Cullen Bryant ; Editorial on the New York funeral procession, April 24, 1865 / New York Tribune ; The funeral of President Lincoln and the colored people, April 27, 1865 / James W.C. Pennington ; Caste hate at the great funeral, April 29, 1865 / The Anglo-African ; Obsequies of the martyred president, April 29, 1865 / National Anti-Slavery Standard ; Letter to The Index, April 27, 1865 / James M. Mason ; Editorial, April 27, 1865 / The Morning Star ; Letter to Mary Lincoln, April 29, 1865 / Queen Victoria ; Remarks in the House of Commons, May 1, 1865 / Benjamin Disraeli ; from The Journeys of Abraham Lincoln (1865) / L.M. Dawn ; Funeral address at the burial of President Lincoln, May 4, 1865 / Matthew Simpson ; Abraham Lincoln foully assassinated April 14, 1865 / Tom Taylor ; Reunion (1865) / John Nichol ; Abraham Lincoln's murder (1865) / Henrik Ibsen ; For the services in memory of Abraham Lincoln (1865) / Oliver Wendell Holmes ; Address at Cooper Union, New York City, June 1, 1865 / Frederick Douglass ; In memoriam : Abraham Lincoln, June 1865 / Francis B. Carpenter ; Good Friday, April 14, 1865 / Thomas MacKellar ; "Crown his blood-stained pillow" (1865) / Julia Ward Howe ; "Our sun hath gone down at the noonday" (1865) / Phoebe Cary ; To Mrs. Lincoln (1865) / Mary A. Denison ; from Ode recited at the Harvard commemoration (1865) / James Russell Lowell ; Hush'd be the camps to-day (1865), When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd (1865), O captain! my captain! (1865) / Walt Whitman ; Letter to Francis B. Carpenter, November 15, 1865 / Mary Lincoln ; The martyr (1866) / Herman Melville ; This dust was once the man (1871) / Walt Whitman ; Oration in memory of Abraham Lincoln, Washington, D.C., April 14, 1876 / Frederick Douglass ; Remarks at the U.S. Capitol, February 12, 1878 / Alexander H. Stephens ; The death of Lincoln (1879) / Walt Whitman ; The emancipation group (1879) / John Greenleaf Whittier ; Lincoln in the South, January 1887 / "J.R.P." and The Century Magazine ; from Abraham Lincoln : a history (1890) / John G. Nicolay and John Hay -- Coda. Letter to Ephraim D. and Phoebe Ellsworth, May 25, 1861 ; Letter to Fanny McCullough, December 23, 1862 ; Letter to Lydia Bixby, November 21, 1864 ; The Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1864 ; Second Inaugural Address, March 4, 1865
Control code
ocn902876397
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxxiii, 446 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781598533736
Lccn
2014946644
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)902876397

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