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Book/Printed Material The conspiracy trial for the murder of the president, and the attempt to overthrow the government by the assassination of its principal officers.

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Title

  • The conspiracy trial for the murder of the president, and the attempt to overthrow the government by the assassination of its principal officers.

Names

  • Herold, David E., 1842-1865, defendant.
  • Atzerodt, George A., 1835-1865, defendant.
  • Payne, Lewis, 1845-1865, defendant.
  • O'Laughlin, Michael, -1867, defendant.
  • Spangler, Edward, defendant.
  • Arnold, Samuel, 1834-1906, defendant.
  • Surratt, Mary E. (Mary Eugenia), 1820-1865, defendant.
  • Mudd, Samuel Alexander, 1833-1883, defendant.
  • Poore, Benjamin Perley, 1820-1887, ed.
  • United States. Army. Military Commission (Lincoln's assassins : 1865)

Created / Published

  • Boston, J.E. Tilton and Company, 1865-66.

Headings

  • -  Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865--Assassination
  • -  Booth, John Wilkes,--1838-1865

Notes

  • -  Trial of David E. Herold, George A. Atzerodt, Lewis Payne, Michael O'Laughlin, Edward Spangler, Sauel Arnold, Mary E. Surratt and Samuel A. Mudd, before a military commission, at Washington, D.C.
  • -  "The Commission [to try the conspirators] convened by Special order no. 216, met ... [May 10, 1865] consisting of the following detail:--Major-General David Hunter, U.S.V.; Major-General Lew Wallace, U.S.V.; Brevet Major-General August V. Kautz, U.S.V; Brigadier-General Alvin [i.e. Albion] P. Howe, U.S.V.; Brigadier-General Robert S. Foster, U.S.V.; Brevet Brigadier-General James A. Ekin, U.S.V.; Brigadier-General T.M. Harris, U.S.V.; Brevet Colonel C.H. Tompkins, U.S.A.; Lieutenant-Colonel David R. Clendenin, Eighth Illinois cavalry."
  • -  "Brigadier-General Joseph Holt, judge advocate and recorder, assisted by Judge Advocates Burnett and Bingham."--v. 1, p. 9-10.
  • -  "The session of the Commission was not public; but subsequently the injunction of secrecy was removed from the following portions of the evidence taken."--v. 1, p. 20.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  digital files not viewed ; td12 2009-01-12

Medium

  • 3 v. 19 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • E457.5 .H44
  • KF223.H4 C66 1865

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 05023015

OCLC Number

  • 2522615

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Herold, David E., Defendant, George A Atzerodt, Lewis Payne, Michael O'Laughlin, Edward Spangler, Samuel Arnold, Mary E Surratt, Samuel Alexander Mudd, and United States Army. Military Commission. The Conspiracy Trial for the Murder of the President, and the Attempt to Overthrow the Government by the Assassination of Its Principal Officers. editeds by Poore, Benjamin Perley Boston, J.E. Tilton and Company, -66, 1865. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/05023015/.

APA citation style:

Herold, D. E., Atzerodt, G. A., Payne, L., O'Laughlin, M., Spangler, E., Arnold, S. [...] United States Army. Military Commission, Poore, B. P., ed. (1865) The Conspiracy Trial for the Murder of the President, and the Attempt to Overthrow the Government by the Assassination of Its Principal Officers. Boston, J.E. Tilton and Company, -66. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/05023015/.

MLA citation style:

Herold, David E., Defendant, et al. The Conspiracy Trial for the Murder of the President, and the Attempt to Overthrow the Government by the Assassination of Its Principal Officers. ed by Poore, Benjamin Perley Boston, J.E. Tilton and Company, -66, 1865. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/05023015/>.