They Have Killed Papa Dead!

They Have Killed Papa Dead!

The Road to Ford's Theatre, Abraham Lincoln's Murder, and the Rage for Vengeance

Book - 2008
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Virtually every word of this riveting history is based on primary-source material: new quotes from previously unpublished diaries, letters and journals. Authentic, contemporary voices write with freshness as eyewitnesses or intimate participants creating a new portrayal of these events. Anthony Pitch's account contains new confirmations of threats made against Lincoln's life and a vivid personal account of John Wilkes Booth. Most shocking are the revelations about the conditions in the special prison where civilians accused of assassination attempts were tortured.
Publisher: Hanover, N.H. : Steerforth Press, c2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781586421588
1586421581
Call Number: 973.7092 PITCH
Characteristics: xviii, 493 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination -- Sources.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination.
Revenge -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Revenge -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Prisoners -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Assassins -- United States -- History -- 19th century.

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