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Initially recruited for the Lincoln kidnap plot, Dr. Samuel Mudd aided Booth during his escape immediately after the assassination of Lincoln.

SAMUEL MUDD ~ Initially recruited for the Lincoln kidnap plot, Dr. Samuel Mudd aided Booth during his escape immediately after the assassination of Lincoln

Mary Suratt - for her part in the Lincoln Assassination she is the only woman ever executed by the Federal government

*MARY SURRATT ~ proprietor of a Maryland tavern and a Washington boarding house that served as meeting places and safe houses for Confederate spies and couriers. Next to her is: Lewis Thornton Powell also a conspirator in the Lincoln assassination.

John Wilkes Booth (left) and Lewis Thornton Powell were enraged by the President's White House speech on April 11. Three days later, Booth killed Lincoln in Ford's Theater while Powell tried to kill Secretary of State William Seward in his home.

John Wilkes Booth (left) and Lewis Thornton Powell were enraged by the President's White House speech on April Three days later, Booth killed Lincoln in Ford's Theater while Powell tried to kill Secretary of State William Seward in his home.

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John Wilkes Booth: April 1865 - John Wilkes Booth is killed when Union soldiers track him down to a Virginia farm 12 days after he assassinated President Abraham Lincoln.

Mary Todd Lincoln with sons Willie and Tad.

First Lady of The United States wife of President Abraham Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln with sons Willie and Tad.

Mary Surratt, 42, proprietor of a Maryland tavern and a Washington boarding house that served as meeting places and safe houses for Confederate spies and couriers. She was found guilty for her part in Lincoln's assassination.  Pictured: Mary Surratt, the first woman ever put to death by the Federal Government.

Mary Surratt, proprietor of a Maryland tavern and a Washington boarding house that served as meeting places and safe houses for Confederate spies and couriers. She was found guilty for her part in Lincoln's assassination. Pictured: Mary Surratt, the

Abraham Lincoln - store keeper & post master - Biography.com

Lee and the Confederacy suffered their first major defeat of the Civil War at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Months later, Lincoln appeared at the battle

A picture of a young David Herold (1842-1865) who was a pharmacy clerk and later a member of the Lincoln Conspiracy. He escaped with Booth the night of the assassination (14th April 1865) and the two rode through the Maryland and Virginia countrysides until they were apprehended in a tobacco barn at Garrett's farm twelve days later. During his trial he was described as being only wax in the hands of a man like Booth. Herold was later hanged for his role in the conspiracy.

A picture of a young David Herold (1842-1865) who was a pharmacy clerk and later a member of the Lincoln Conspiracy. He escaped with Booth the night of the assassination (14th April 1865) and the two rode through the Maryland and Virginia countrysides until they were apprehended in a tobacco barn at Garrett's farm twelve days later. During his trial he was described as being only wax in the hands of a man like Booth. Herold was later hanged for his role in the conspiracy.

1865  ---   The assassination of United States President Abraham Lincoln took place on Good Friday, April 14, 1865, as the American Civil War was drawing to a close.

*THE NATIONAL NEWS: Assassination of United States President Abraham Lincoln took place on Good Friday, April as the American Civil War was drawing to a close.

HH Holmes newspaper article!  (RE: The Devil in the White City in my favourite non-fiction books)

(Historic WTF) America's First Serial Killer HH Holmes - INFOGRAPHIC, hotel murder castle had 51 doorways that opened to brick walls. All for insurance money.

Charles Forbes, footman to president Lincoln, who was on duty the night of the President’s assassination, ca.1865

Photo of controversial Charles Forbes, footman to the Lincoln Presidential carriage. Driver of the carriage during accident which inju.

Samuel A. Mudd - Defendant in the Lincoln Conspiracy Trial Trials Crimes and Criminals American History Civil Wars Famous Historical Events Social Studies

Samuel Mudd On the night of April 1865 John Wilkes Booth leapt to the stage from President Abraham Lincoln’s private box, having just shot Mr. Lincoln in.

John Wilkes Booth (left) and Lewis Thornton Powell were enraged by the President's White House speech on April 11. Three days later, Booth killed Lincoln in Ford's Theater while Powell tried to kill Secretary of State William Seward in his home

*JOHN WILKES BOOTH: (left) and Lewis Thornton Powell were enraged by the President's White House speech on April Three days later, Booth killed Lincoln in Ford's Theater while Powell tried to kill Secretary of State William Seward in his home

Abraham Lincoln II "Jack" - son of Robert Todd Lincoln.  Died at age 17.  While not strictly part of the "Lincoln Curse" the premature death of this Lincoln is certainly tied to the family's history of tragedy.  For more on Li http://www.booksamillion.com/p/Paranormal-Presidency-Abraham-Lincoln/Christopher-Kiernan-Coleman/9780764341212?id=5826563501315ncoln and his belief in fate and destiny:

Abraham Lincoln II "Jack" - son of Robert Todd Lincoln. He was the middle of three children of Robert Todd Lincoln and his wife Mary. He died of blood poisoning.

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