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Benjamin Franklin Ficklin (1827 - 1871)

Benjamin Franklin Ficklin (1827–1871) was a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, Class of 1849. He is famous for his help in starting the Pony Express and for establishing other stag...

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Brevet Maj. General John F. Hartranft (USA), Governor MP (1830 - 1889)

John Frederick Hartranft (December 16, 1830 – October 17, 1889) was the 17th Governor of Pennsylvania from 1873 to 1879 and a Union Major General who received the Medal of Honor for his action...

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Brevet Maj. General John G. Barnard (USA) (1815 - 1882)

John Gross Barnard (May 19, 1815 – May 14, 1882) was a career engineering officer in the U.S. Army, serving in the Mexican-American War, as the Superintendent of the United States Military Aca...

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Colonel Henry Kyd Douglas (CSA) (1838 - 1903)

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. He was General Stonewall Jackson's youngest staff member and personal aide. His memoirs were published after the Civil War - "I Rode With Stonewall" - by h...

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Sarah Jane Livermore (1842 - d.)

Sarah Hamlin, daughter of Vice President Hannibal Hamlin, was at Ford's Theater on the night of the Lincoln assassination along with her brother, Charles Hamlin. )

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Richard T. Merrick (1828 - 1885)

Richard Thomas Merrick (January 28, 1828–June 23, 1885) was a lawyer and Democratic political figure. Born in Charles County, Maryland, Merrick was the son of William D. Merrick, a member of...

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Brevet Brig. General Charles E. Hamlin (USA) (1837 - 1911)

) Charles Hamlin (September 13, 1837 - May 15, 1911) was an American Civil War general. He was also the son of Vice President Hannibal Hamlin and brother to Cyrus Hamlin, another Civil War general. ...

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Edwards Pierrepont, U.S. Attorney General (1817 - 1892)

Edwards Pierrepont (March 4, 1817 – March 6, 1892) was a popular American attorney, jurist, and orator. Having graduated from Yale in 1837, Pierrepont studied law and was admitted to the bar i...

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First Lieutenant John James Toffey (1844 - 1911)

John James Toffey (June 1, 1844 – March 13, 1911) was a United States Union Army officer during the American Civil War who received the Medal of Honor. Civil War Serving first as a Private...

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Brevet Brig. General William E. Doster (USA) (1837 - 1919)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A law student at the beginning of the Civil War, he enlisted in the Army and was appointed a Captain in the Pennsylvania Cavalry Corps. In 1862, he was promo...

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Captain James William Boyd (CSA) MP (1822 - 1865)

James William Boyd (1822 – after 1865) was a Confederate States of America military officer who was alleged in a conspiracy theory to have been killed in the place of John Wilkes Booth, the as...

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Leonard J. Farwell, Governor (1819 - 1889)

Leonard James Farwell (January 5, 1819 – April 10, 1889) was an American politician and the second Governor of Wisconsin. Farwell was born in Watertown, New York, and moved to Wisconsin in 1...

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Richard James Oglesby, Maj. Gen. (USA), Gov., "Uncle Dick" MP (1824 - 1899)

Richard James Oglesby (July 25, 1824 – April 24, 1899) was a U.S. soldier and political figure. He served in the Mexican-American War and was a major general in the Union Army during the Ameri...

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Nathaniel Beverly Tucker, "Confederate Agent" MP (1820 - 1890)

Nathaniel Beverley Tucker (June 8, 1820 - July 4, 1890), Confederate Agent, was born in Winchester, Virginia and died in Richmond, July 4, 1890. Generally known as Beverly Tucker, he was educated at ...

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Effie Germon (1845 - 1914)

Euphemia "Effie" Germon (June 13, 1845 - March 6, 1914) was an American stage actress of the late 19th century from Augusta, Georgia. She excelled as a soubrette. She was the daughter of actors Green...

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Anna Surratt (1843 - 1904)

Elizabeth Susanna Surratt (1843-1904) aka Anna Surratt; aka Eugenia Susanna Surratt. Daughter of Mary Elizabeth Jenkins aka Mary Surratt (1823-1865) and John Harrison Surratt (1813-1862). Elizabeth...

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Francis MARION Bishop, Sr. (c.1846 - d.)

He was one of the guards at the trial and hanging of the Lincoln conspirators.

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John A. Bingham, US Congress, Judge Advocate (1815 - 1900)

John Armor Bingham (January 21, 1815 – March 19, 1900) was a Republican congressman from Ohio, America, judge advocate in the trial of the Abraham Lincoln assassination and a prosecutor in the...

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Ward Hill Lamon (Lincoln's bodyguard) (1828 - 1893)

Ward Hill Lamon (January 6, 1828 – May 7, 1893) was a personal friend and self-appointed bodyguard of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. Lamon was famously absent the night Lincoln was assassinat...

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Frederick Stone, US Congress (1820 - 1899)

Frederick Stone (February 7, 1820 – October 17, 1899) was a U.S. Congressman from the fifth district of Maryland, serving two terms from 1867—1871. Stone was born in Charles County,...

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Frederick A. Sawyer, U.S. Senator (1822 - 1891)

Frederick Adolphus Sawyer (December 12, 1822 – July 31, 1891) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Bolton, Massachusetts, he attended the public schools, graduated from Har...

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Luke P. Blackburn, Governor (1816 - 1887)

Luke Pryor Blackburn (June 16, 1816 – September 14, 1887) was a physician, philanthropist, and politician from the US state of Kentucky. He was elected the 28th governor of Kentucky, serving f...

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Greenleaf Cilley y Prince, Comandante de Marina, (1829 - 1899)

Commander Greenleaf Cilley was born on 27 October 1829 at Thomaston, Knox, Maine. He was the son of Honorable Jonathan Longfellow Cilley and Deborah Prince. Greenleaf Cilley and his wife, Malvina, ...

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Lafayette S. Foster, U.S. Senator (1806 - 1880)

Lafayette Sabine Foster (November 22, 1806 – September 19, 1880) was a nineteenth-century American politician and lawyer from Connecticut. He served in the United States Senate from 1855 to 18...

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Clement Claiborne Clay, US and Confederate States Senator (1816 - 1882)

Clement Claiborne Clay (December 13, 1816 – January 3, 1882) was a U.S. senator (Democrat) from the state of Alabama from 1853 to 1861, and a C.S.A. senator from the Alabama from 1861 to 1863....

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Colonel James Gordon (CSA), U.S. Senator (1833 - 1912)

) James Gordon (December 6, 1833 – November 28, 1912) was an American planter, writer, and politician from Okolona, Mississippi. He was a United States Senator for eight weeks, from December 2...

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Andrew Johnson, 17th President of the USA MP (1808 - 1875)

17th President of the United States of America After the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Vice-President Andrew Johnson assumed the Presidency. Johnson was the first president to be impeached, but w...

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Thomas Austin Jones (Confederate Secret Service) (1820 - 1895)

Lincoln Assassination Figure, Chief Agent of the Confederate Secret Service in Maryland. He lived on a high bluff overlooking the Potomac River on Pope's Creek in Charles County with the Virginia sho...

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Fanny Seward (1844 - 1866)

Frances Adeline "Fanny" Seward (December 9, 1844 – October 29, 1866) was the only surviving daughter of United States Secretary of State, William H. Seward and his wife Frances Adeline Miller....

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Maj. Augustus H. Seward (USA) (1826 - 1876)

Birth: Oct. 1, 1826 Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA Death: Sep. 11, 1876 U.S. Army officer. Eldest son of celebrated American statesman William H. Seward and his wife, the former Frances A. ...

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Edwin M. Stanton, U.S. Attorney General and Secretary of War MP (1814 - 1869)

Edwin McMasters Stanton (December 19, 1814 – December 24, 1869) was an American lawyer and politician who served as Secretary of War under the Lincoln Administration during the American Civil Wa...

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Lt. Colonel Everton J. Conger (USA) (1834 - 1918)

Everton Judson Conger (April 25, 1834 – July 12, 1918) was an American Civil War officer who was instrumental in the capture of John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, in...

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Lt. Luther Baker (USA) (1830 - 1896)

Lt. Luther Baker was a member of the Union Army's intelligence service and was present when John Wilkes Booth was found and mortally wounded on April 26, 1865. John Wilkes Booth assassinated Presiden...

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Lucy Lambert Hale Chandler (1841 - 1915)

Lucy Lambert Hale (January 1, 1841 – October 15, 1915) was the daughter of US Senator John Parker Hale of New Hampshire, and was a noted Washington, DC society belle. She attracted many admire...

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Brevet Brig. General Nelson B. Sweitzer (USA) (1829 - 1898)

Breveted Major, 1 July 1862, for gallant and meritorious service in the Peninsular Campaign in Virginia Breveted Lieutenant Colonel, 19 September 1864, for gallant and meritorious service in the ba...

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Colonel Frederick A. Aiken (USA) (1832 - 1878)

Frederick A. Aiken's Defense of Mary Surratt Lincoln Assassination Trial Attorney for Mary Surratt. Birth: Sep. 20, 1837 Shrewsbury Worcester County Massachusetts, USA Death: Dec. 23, 1878 Washingt...

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Reverdy Johnson, U.S. Senator and Attorney General (1796 - 1876)

Reverdy Johnson (May 21, 1796 – February 10, 1876) was a statesman and jurist from Maryland. In 1865, he defended Mary Surratt before a military tribunal. Surratt was convicted and executed fo...

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Brig. General Lafayette C. Baker (USA) (spymaster) (1826 - 1868)

Lafayette Curry Baker (October 13, 1826 – July 3, 1868) was a United States investigator and spy, serving for the Union Army, during the American Civil War and under presidents Abraham Lincoln...

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Brevet Major General George H. Sharpe (USA) (1828 - 1900)

George Henry Sharpe (February 26, 1828 – January 13, 1900) was an American lawyer, soldier, secret service officer, diplomat and politician. Early life Sharpe was born in Kingston, Ulster ...

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Mary Todd Lincoln, First Lady MP (1818 - 1882)

Mary Ann Todd Lincoln (December 13, 1818 – July 16, 1882) was the First Lady of the United States when her husband, Abraham Lincoln, served as the sixteenth President, from 1861 until 1865. ...

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B. Gen. William M. Stone (USA), Governor (1827 - 1893)

William Milo Stone (October 14, 1827, Jefferson County, New York – July 18, 1893, Oklahoma Territory) was the sixth Governor of Iowa (1864–68). He was a brevet brigader general in the C...

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Brevet Brig. General Charles H. Tompkins (USA) MP (1830 - 1915)

Charles Henry Tompkins (September 12, 1830 – January 18, 1915) was a Union Brevet Brigadier General during the American Civil War. He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action ...

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Brevet Maj. General Thomas Maley Harris (USA) (1813 - 1906)

Thomas Maley Harris (1813–1906) was a physician and Union general during the Civil War. Harris served on the military commission which tried the Lincoln Conspirators. Born and raised in Harr...

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Brevet Maj. General Albion P. Howe (USA) (1818 - 1897)

Albion Parris Howe (March 13, 1818 – January 25, 1897) was a Union Army general in the American Civil War. Howe's contentious relationships with superior officers in the Army of the Potomac ev...

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Gen. Lew Wallace (USA), 11th Terr. Gov. of New Mexico MP (1827 - 1905)

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Lewis "Lew" Wallace (April 10, 1827 – February 15, 1905) was a lawyer, governor, Union general in the American Civil War, American statesman and author, best r...

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Brevet Maj. General David Hunter (USA) ("Black Dave") (1802 - 1886)

David Hunter (July 21, 1802 – February 2, 1886) was a Union general in the American Civil War. He achieved fame by his unauthorized 1862 order (immediately rescinded) emancipating slaves in th...

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Frederick W. Seward, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State (1830 - 1915)

Frederick William Seward (July 8, 1830 – April 25, 1915) was the Assistant Secretary of State during the American Civil War, serving in Abraham Lincoln's administration as well as under Andrew...

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Clara Harris (1834 - 1883)

Clara Harris Rathbone (1834[1] - December 23, 1883) was the daughter of U.S. Senator Ira Harris of New York. Clara and her fiancé, Major Henry Rathbone, accompanied Abraham Lincoln and his wif...

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Maj. Henry Rathbone (USA) (1837 - 1911)

Henry Reed Rathbone (July 1, 1837 – August 14, 1911) was a United States military officer and diplomat who was present at the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Rathbone was sitting w...

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William Henry Seward, Gov., Sen., Sec. of State MP (1801 - 1872)

William Henry Seward, Sr. (May 16, 1801 – October 10, 1872) was the 12th Governor of New York, United States Senator and the United States Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew J...

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John Wilkes Booth MP (1838 - 1865)

John Wilkes Booth was the assassin of President Lincoln. He was born on the small farm of his parents, both British immigrants, in Harford County, Maryland, the ninth of ten children. Wilkes Booth beca...

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Dr. Samuel Mudd MP (1833 - 1883)

Samuel Alexander Mudd I, M.D. (December 20, 1833 – January 10, 1883) was an American physician who was convicted and imprisoned for aiding and conspiring with John Wilkes Booth in the 1865 assas...

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Gen. Charles H. Crane (USA), 13th Surgeon General of the US Army (1825 - 1883)

Charles Henry Crane B.A. M.A. M.D. (July 19, 1825 – October 10, 1883) was an American physician and the 13th Surgeon General of the United States Army (1882–1883). He was the son of C...

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Maj. General Joseph K. Barnes (USA), 12th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1817 - 1883)

Joseph K. Barnes, M.D. (July 21, 1817 – April 5, 1883) was an American physician, a Major General in the Union Army, and the 12th Surgeon General of the United States Army (1864–82). ...

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Henry Lawrence Burnett MP (1838 - 1916)

Their were three judges in charge of the Lincoln assassination trial. Joseph Holt along with John Bingham and Henry Burnett were the three judges in charge of the Lincoln assassination trial. After...

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Brig. General Joseph Holt (USA), Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army, U.S. Postmaster General and Secretary of War (1807 - 1894)

General Joseph Holt (January 6, 1807 – August 1, 1894) was a leading member of the Buchanan administration and was Judge Advocate General of the United States Army, most notably during the Lin...

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John Surratt, Jr. (Confederate courier and spy) (1844 - 1916)

. John Surratt (April 13, 1844 – April 21, 1916) was accused of plotting with John Wilkes Booth to kidnap U.S. president Abraham Lincoln and suspected of involvement in the Abraham Lincoln ass...

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Mary Elizabeth Surratt MP (c.1823 - 1865)

From CrimeMuseum.org : Mary Surratt was born Mary Elizabeth Jenkins in 1823, in the southern Maryland town of Waterloo. Mary’s birthplace was on what can now be considered Andrew’s Air ...

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Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the USA MP (1809 - 1865)

For more information and photos of his burial place, click on : Abraham Lincoln Overview Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President Born: 12 February 1809 Birthplace: Near Hodgenville, Kentucky Died: ...

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Private Lewis Powell (CSA) (1844 - 1865)

) Lewis Thornton Powell (April 22, 1844 – July 7, 1865), also known as Lewis Paine or Payne, attempted unsuccessfully to assassinate United States Secretary of State William H. Seward, and was...

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