Assassination of Lincoln: A History of the Great Conspiracy by Thomas Mealey Harris

Assassination of Lincoln: A History of the Great Conspiracy

byThomas Mealey Harris

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Assassination of Lincoln: A History of the Great Conspiracy
Trial of the Conspirators by A Military Commission and a Review of the Trial of John H. Surratt
By T. M. HARRIS, Late Brigadier-General U. S. V. and Major-General by Brevet

This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents, Footnotes, and Index


CHAPTER I. Introductory
CHAPTER II. Preparations for the Execution of the Plot
CHAPTER III. Assassination of the President and Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward
CHAPTER IV. The News Communicated to the World, and its Effect
CHAPTER V. Unravelling the Plot—Pursuit and Capture of Booth and Herold—Death of Booth
CHAPTER VI. Unravelling the Conspiracy—Arrest of Spangler, O'Laughlin, Atzerodt, Mudd, and Arnold
CHAPTER VII. Questions Preliminary to the Trial—What Sort of Trial should be given, Civil or Military
CHAPTER VIII. A Military Commission—Its Nature, Constitution, Duties, and Jurisdiction
CHAPTER IX. Constitution of the Commission, and Trial
CHAPTER X. Evidence in Regard to Atrocities not Embraced in the Charge and Specifications, for which Davis and his Canada Cabinet were Responsible
CHAPTER XI. Evidence Presented by the Government to Sustain its Charge and Specifications
CHAPTER XII. The Government Witnesses against Davis and his Associates in this Crime
CHAPTER XIII. A Criticism of Nicolay and Hay
CHAPTER XIV. Jacob Thompson's Bank Account—What became of the Money
CHAPTER XV. The Case of Mrs. Surratt
CHAPTER XVI. Father Walter
CHAPTER XVII. Conclusion
CHAPTER XVIII. Flight and Capture of John H. Surratt

CHAPTER I. Indictment and Trial
CHAPTER II. A Criticism of the Defense
CHAPTER III. Treatment of Witnesses and Evidence by the Counsel for the Defense, and their Animus toward the Government and Appeals to the Political Prejudices of Jurors 259

Preface to Appendix
Argument of John A. Bingham
Controversy between President Johnson and Judge Holt

Title:Assassination of Lincoln: A History of the Great ConspiracyFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 2, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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