The Assassination: Death of a President

By Time-Life Books

Time-Life Civil battle sequence 26 of 27

Tells the tales of Lee Harvey Oswald, James Earl Ray, and Sirhan Sirhan, and appears on the assassination makes an attempt on usa presidents, the Pope, Huey lengthy, Leon Trotsky, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Gandhi, and Indira Gandhi

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HARRIS COLONEL DAVID independence. outdated Abe Lincoln needs to pass up the spout. " fought gallantly on the siege of Petersburg and Charles Tompkins might ultimately receive the Medal of Honor for heroism. COLONEL CHARLES TOMPKINS its Steinacker persevered, sales space a assembly of accomplice camp of the 2d Virginia normal LEW WALLACE COLONEL JAMES A. EKIN basic ALBION P. HOWE offi- Infantry initially belonged to the Union military. Ar- rested whereas trying to desolate tract, he had been sentenced to loss of life yet had made an break out whereas looking ahead to execution. then joined significant common common AUGUST V. KAUTZ Edward John- COLONEL HENRY L. BURNETT common ROBERT S. FOSTER basic DAVID HUNTER He had CONGRESSMAN JOHN BINGHAM common JOSEPH HOLT The Harsh Reckoning son's accomplice strength as a draftsman as- Canada, the place he had ingratiated himself signed to headquarters, no longer as an officer. with accomplice circles. Merritt advised of a as soon as related plot to back he had gotten into difficulty — this time he used to be convicted of robbery and abuse of prisoners — and once more had escaped earlier than he might be punished. For tough Von Steinacker's testimony, Clampitt used to be denounced by way of a the army fee, Lew who Wallace, member of significant basic declared that he held the safeguard attorney's attempt in "supreme con- tempt. " The pass judgement on recommend basic, Joseph Holt, stated that he will be satisfied to have Von Steinacker again to the courtroom- room — simply the was once if guy will be stumbled on. later realized that the elusive been a It witness had named Hans Von who used to be serving 3 years for Federal prisoner Winkelstein, desertion. He were published instantly after supplying his testimony. sure different executive witnesses gave their testimony in mystery, in a freed from public, press or exam. court embarrassing pass- between them used to be Montgomery, who admitted Richard homicide Lincoln, Andrew Johnson and Seward. pointed out as partici- pants within the scheme, acknowledged Merritt, have been sales space, John Surratt and anyone known as "Plug Tobacco" possibly a reference — to Atzerodt, who used to be nicknamed "Port To- bacco" after his place of origin. Merritt additionally dicated that David Herold used to be had noticeable in in- somebody he Canada. after which there has been Sanford Conover, who was once possibly the main convincing witness As a roving correspondent for the hot York Tribune, stated Conover, he had long gone to Canada and develop into "quite intiof the lot. mately linked" with a number of Southern leaders, who had mentioned an assassination generally as one could speak of the elements. " Conover had visible John "about plot as Wilkes sales space "strutting approximately there, greater than pating, enjoying billiards, and so on. " that, Conover acknowledged he had noticeable John Surratt assembly given over at a dissi- to a dialogue of dou- dispatches from Jefferson Davis and Judah ble agent within the provider of either the Confeder- P. Benjamin, the Confederacy's Secretary of ates in Canada and the U. S. govt. In January of 1865, acknowledged Montgomery, Confed- nation, erate agent Jacob Johnson, Seward, Stanton, leader Justice Salmon P.

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