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The Lincoln murder conspiracies : being an account of the hatred felt by many Americans for President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War and the first complete examination and refutation of the many theories, hypotheses, and speculations put forward since 1865 concerning those presumed to have aided, abetted, controlled, or directed the murderous act of John Wilkes Booth in Ford's Theater the night of April 14 /
William Hanchett. --
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1983.
303 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
0252010469 (alk. paper)
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
William Hanchett is a professor emeritus of history at San Diego State University
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Wall Street Journal, February 2008
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Authored Title
A portrait of Lincoln and details on the assassination.
Table of Contents
By Way of Introduction...p. 1
They Hated Lincolnp. 7
"Sic Semper Tyrannis!"p. 35
The Assassination as a Confederate Grand Conspiracyp. 59
The Assassination as a Simple Conspiracyp. 90
They Hated-and Loved-John Wilkes Boothp. 125
Otto Eisenschiml's Grand Conspiracyp. 158
Following the Leader: The War Department and Booth's Abduction Plotp. 185
Reductio ad Absurdump. 210
A Few Last Words...p. 245
Notesp. 249
Bibliographyp. 281
Indexp. 297
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