The Resource The Lincoln assassination conspirators : their confinement and execution, as recorded in the letterbook of John Frederick Hartranft, edited by Edward Steers, Jr., and Harold Holzer ; with a foreword by Allen Weinstein

The Lincoln assassination conspirators : their confinement and execution, as recorded in the letterbook of John Frederick Hartranft, edited by Edward Steers, Jr., and Harold Holzer ; with a foreword by Allen Weinstein

Label
The Lincoln assassination conspirators : their confinement and execution, as recorded in the letterbook of John Frederick Hartranft
Title
The Lincoln assassination conspirators
Title remainder
their confinement and execution, as recorded in the letterbook of John Frederick Hartranft
Statement of responsibility
edited by Edward Steers, Jr., and Harold Holzer ; with a foreword by Allen Weinstein
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On May 1, 1865, two weeks after Abraham Lincoln's assassination, recently inaugurated president Andrew Johnson appointed John Frederick Hartranft to command the military prison at the Washington Arsenal, where the U.S. government had just incarcerated the seven men and one woman accused of complicity in the shooting. From that day through the execution of four of the accomplices, the Pennsylvania-born general held responsibility for the most notorious prisoners in American history. A strict adherent to protocol, Hartranft kept a meticulously detailed account of his experiences in the form of a
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
973.7092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E457.5
LC item number
.L73 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The Lincoln assassination conspirators : their confinement and execution, as recorded in the letterbook of John Frederick Hartranft, edited by Edward Steers, Jr., and Harold Holzer ; with a foreword by Allen Weinstein
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Foreword, by Allen Weinstein; Preface; Acknowledgments; I The Story; II The Letterb ook: Transcribed and Annotated; Appendix: Reproductions from the Letterbook; Hartranft's Appointment and the Rules of the Prison; A Typical Two-Page Spread from the Letterbook; Hartranft's Response on Charges Mudd Was Given SpecialTreatment; The Execution Order from Major General Hancock; Hartranft's Report of the Execution; Index
Control code
ocn650310483
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 179 pages, [14] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807135044
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24499729
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)650310483
  • acaebk0807135046

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