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*DAVID HEROLD ~ David Edgar Herold at the Washington Navy Yard after his arrest, Convicted co-conspirator in the Lincoln Assassination.

Washington, D.C.; Hanging hooded bodies of the four Lincoln Assassin conspirators; crowd and soldiers watching the execution. It was made in 1865 by Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882.

*JULY "Washington, D. Hanging hooded bodies of the four conspirators;" Lincoln assassination conspirators Mary Surratt, Lewis Payne, David Herold and George Atzerodt shortly after their execution at Fort McNair

Lewis Paine - Lincoln Assassination Conspirator. He fought at Gettysburg as a Confederate soldier. He was hanged for his involvement in the assassination of President Lincoln. Lewis tried to murder William H. Seward, Secretary of the State in the plot to kill Mr. Lincoln. Seward's son was nearly beaten to death by Lewis, and William Seward was stabbed several times in the face, both survived.

Lewis Paine - American citizen who attempted to assassinate United States Secretary of State William H. Seward on April He was a conspirator with John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln the same night.

Louis J. Weichmann, who was staying at Mary Surratt's boarding house in Washington D.C. at the time of Lincoln's assassination, testified against the Lincoln conspirators in 1865.

The Disappearance of Sarah Slater: Confederate Spy and Lincoln Conspirator

Louis J. Weichmann, who was staying at Mary Surratt's boarding house in Washington D. at the time of Lincoln's assassination, testified against the Lincoln conspirators in incorrect info about Mary Surratt to save his own skin!

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

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

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