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Benjamin Brown French (1800 - 1870)

Benjamin Brown (B.B.) French (1800–1870) lived in Washington, D.C. for nearly 40 years, holding a number of publically appointed positions in the government. During his time as Commissioner of...

6/29/2008 8/7/2016

William Tod Otto (1816 - 1905)

William Tod Otto (January 19, 1816 – November 7, 1905) was an American judge and the eighth reporter of decisions of the United States Supreme Court, serving as reporter from 1875 to 1883. B...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Civil War Union Army Soldier. He served as a Private in the 1st Philadelphia City Troop, Pennsylvania Militia from May 13, 1861 to August 17, 1861. He had been elected to the 1st City Troop at the ...

6/21/2016 6/21/2016

Richard Wallach (1816 - 1881)

Richard Wallach (April 3, 1816 – March 4, 1881) was an American politician who served as the nineteenth and first Republican Mayor of Washington, D.C. Wallach was born in Alexandria, Virgini...

5/10/2016 5/10/2016

Capt. Edward P. Doherty (1840 - 1897)

Edward Paul Doherty was an American Civil War officer who formed and led the detachment of soldiers that captured and killed John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of United States President Abraham Lincoln...

6/4/2015 6/4/2015

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...

12/18/2014 12/18/2014

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...

1/6/2009 12/14/2014

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...

5/13/2011 12/5/2014

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...

6/13/2014 6/13/2014

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. )

11/8/2008 6/9/2014

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...

5/11/2014 5/11/2014

) 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. ...

9/4/2008 4/25/2014

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...

11/25/2013 11/25/2013

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...

3/2/2012 11/14/2013

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...

11/1/2013 11/1/2013

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...

8/28/2013 8/28/2013

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...

5/30/2013 5/30/2013

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...

4/3/2009 5/13/2013

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 ...

5/13/2011 1/8/2013

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...

8/26/2012 12/27/2012

Anna Surratt (1843 - 1904)

"anna", "Eugenia"

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...

11/14/2009 12/21/2012

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

7/11/2011 12/5/2012

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...

11/26/2012 11/26/2012

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...

11/26/2012 11/26/2012

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,...

11/1/2012 11/1/2012

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...

1/18/2012 1/18/2012

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...

12/2/2008 1/7/2012

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, ...

11/17/2008 1/1/2012

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...

2/18/2009 12/29/2011

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....

6/5/2009 12/28/2011

) 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...

12/27/2011 12/27/2011

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...

6/27/2007 10/10/2011

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...

10/10/2011 10/10/2011

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....

10/7/2009 10/10/2011

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. ...

10/7/2009 10/10/2011

* * * 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 Ci...

8/8/2010 10/10/2011

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...

10/16/2008 10/10/2011

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...

10/10/2011 10/10/2011

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...

10/22/2010 10/7/2011

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...

2/11/2010 9/11/2011

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...

8/19/2011 8/19/2011

Sen. Reverdy Johnson (D-MD) MP (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...

6/15/2010 8/19/2011

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...

5/13/2011 8/10/2011

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 ...

7/7/2011 7/7/2011

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

"Molly"

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. ...

2/26/2007 6/17/2011

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...

6/17/2011 6/17/2011

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 ...

5/28/2011 5/28/2011

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...

5/26/2011 5/28/2011

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...

11/30/2008 5/28/2011

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

"Lew", "Ben-Hur author", ""Savior of Cincinnati""

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...

12/26/2010 5/28/2011

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...

7/25/2007 5/28/2011

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...

10/7/2009 5/28/2011

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...

5/28/2011 5/28/2011

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...

5/28/2011 5/28/2011

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...

8/30/2008 5/28/2011

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...

12/29/2008 5/28/2011

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...

10/8/2008 5/28/2011

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...

5/28/2011 5/28/2011

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). ...

11/22/2008 5/28/2011

Brig. Gen. Henry Lawrence Burnett MP (1838 - 1916)

"Brigadier-General Burnett"

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...

3/17/2009 5/28/2011

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...

5/28/2011 5/28/2011

. 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...

11/14/2009 5/28/2011

Mary Elizabeth Surratt MP (c.1823 - 1865)

"Elizabeth"

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 ...

2/21/2009 5/28/2011

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

"President", "16th President; Honest Abe", "Abe"

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: ...

2/25/2007 5/28/2011

) 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...

5/28/2011 5/28/2011