The conspiracy trial for the murder of the president, and the attempt to overthrow the government by the assassination of its principal officers. Edited, with an introduction, by Ben: Perley Poore.
|Main Author:||Herold, David E., 1844-1865,|
|Related Names:||Poore, Benjamin Perley 1820-1887, ed., Mudd, Samuel Alexander 1833-1883, defendant., Surratt, Mary E. 1820-1865, defendant., Arnold, Samuel 1834-1906, defendant., Spangler, Edward , defendant., O'Laughlin, Michael d. 1867, defendant., Payne, Lewis 1845-1865, defendant., Atzerodt, George A. 1835-1865, defendant.|
Boston, J.E. Tilton and Company, 1865-
Booth, John Wilkes,
Lincoln, Abraham, > 1809-1865 > Assassination.
"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.
"Brigadier-General Joseph Holt, judge advocate and recorder, assisted by Judge Advocates Burnett and Bingham."--v. 1, p. 9-10.
"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."
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.
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