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Abraham Lincoln Assassination Conspirator Lewis Powell in Custody, April 1865. (Colorised by /u/marinamaral)

[History] Color by me: Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirator Lewis Powell in custody, April : NoSillySuffix

Mary Surratt, (clockwise) John Wilkes Booth, Lewis Payne, David Herold, Michael O'Laughlen, David Surratt, Edmund Spangler, Samuel Arnold, and George Atzerott

Mary Surratt, (clockwise) John Wilkes Booth, Lewis Payne, David Herold, Michael O'Laughlen, David Surratt, Edmund Spangler, Samuel Arnold, and George Atzerott

A handcuffed and angry-looking Lewis Payne, also known as Lewis Powell, after his arrest as an associate of John Wilkes Booth in the Lincoln assassination plot. He attacked Secretary of State William H. Seward but did not complete the murder. 1865. (Army)

Lewis Thornton Powell (aka Lewis Paine or Lewis Payne) arrested as an associate of John Wilkes Booth in the Lincoln assassination plot. He attacked Secretary of State William H. Seward but did not complete the murder. He was executed by hanging on July

Confederate spy John Surratt fled the country and hid out in Rome where he joined the military unit that protected the Pope. Later he was arrested in Alexandria, EgyptHe was sent back to the U.S. and tried for the same crimes as his mother. But this time it was a civil trial that resulted in a hung jury. John Surratt got off and lived until 1916.

Confederate spy John Surratt fled the country and hid out in Rome where he joined the military unit that protected the Pope.

George B. Atzerodt. (One of the Lincoln Assassination Consiprators) by George Eastman House, via Flickr

George Andreas Atzerodt was a conspirator, with John Wilkes Booth, in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Assigned to assassinate Vice-President Andrew Johnson, he lost his nerve and did not make an attempt. Hung July 1865 - 30 years old

John Surratt circa 1868. Surratt was the son of Mary Surratt and friend of John Wilkes Booth. He was the only Lincoln conspirator who got away. #civilwar

John Surratt: The Lincoln Conspirator Who Got Away

John Surratt circa Surratt was the son of Mary Surratt and friend of John Wilkes Booth. He was the only Lincoln conspirator who got away. Kind of looks like Benedict Cumberbatch, my imaginary boyfriend

Four of the eight convicted for participating in the conspirary to assassinate Lincoln in April of 1865 died on the gallows three months later.  *s

*PHOTO: National Archives Four of the eight convicted for participating in the conspirary to assassinate Lincoln in April of 1865 died on the gallows three months later.

Michael O'Laughlen, Lincoln Assassination Conspirator

Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth in Ford's Theatre, on April President Lincoln died April at the Petersen house.

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