Why Was Lincoln Murdered?

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INDEX
ADAMS, CHARLES FRANCIS, informed of Lincoln's death, 8-10, 63, 64, 207
Aiken, Mr., defending conspirators, 236, 240
Anderson, Major, 402
Andrew, Gov. John, his petition for Beall, 374
Antietam, Burnside at, 478, 479
Appletons' Cyclopædia, on battle of Fredericksburg, 338
Argus, Albany, its theory of Booth's visit to Kirkwood House, 463
Arnold, Samuel B., his fatal letter to Booth, 43, 47, 48, 208, 211; and kidnap plot, 44, 47-49; and Booth, 50, 305; tortured, 175-180; confined at Dry Tortugas, 180-183; testimony against, 244, 251; vindicates Mudd, 269; his unimportance, 293, 294; on Stanton's death list, 304; refuses to implicate Johnson, 383
Ashley, Congressman, of Ohio, 310; attacks Johnson, 382-384, 393, 394
Associated Press, and news of the assassination, 65-67, 73-75, 77; and bogus proclamation, 455
Atzerodt, George A., conspirator, 44, 50, 51, 283; his attempt to kill Johnson, 162, 166-170, 172; tortured, 175-180; official description of, 195; at the bar, 250; Fletcher's disclosures concerning, 272; and the Surratt evidence, 290, 293; on Stanton's death list, 303; Booth and, 305; his easy escape, 457; his confession, 469, 470
Augur, Gen. Christopher C., 46, 105, 106, 118, 121; and Richards, 68, 111; asks Stanton for instructions, 99, 100; his orders to Slough, 101; his odd conduct, 114, 122, 133; and Fletcher's disclosures, 272, 273
BADEAU, ADAM, 54, 55, 57; on Stanton, 432
Bainbridge, Lieut. A. R., and Booth, 172, 302-304, 474, 475
Baker, Col. (later Gen.) Lafayette C., 98; and the search for Booth, 115, 118, 121, 124-129, 134, 135; his Secret Service, 139, 140, 145-151, 185; and Booth's diary, 140-145; Johnson turns against, 145; his death, 151, 152; his orders for conspirators, 181-183; a confidant of Stanton, 189, 190; and Surratt trial, 284, 286, 290
Baker, Lieut. Luther B., and the search for Booth, 124, 125, 127, 131, 132, 135, 141, 143; and shooting of Booth, 153, 155-160
Banks, Gen., 223, 409
Bates, David H., memoirs of, 33, 34, 38, 39, 52, 63, 405; story told by, 449-451
Bates, Edward, 437; his opinion of military commission, 230, 243, 244; his opinion of Halleck, 353, 354, 357; on Radical sentiments, 369, 370; on Stanton, 397, 410, 411, 416, 420, 421
Beall, John Yates, his execution as motive for Lincoln murder, 373-376
Beauregard, Gen. Pierre, 349, 353; contradicts Halleck, 351
Beckwith, Capt. S. H., Grant's cipher operator, 43; testimony of, 63; and the search for Booth, 121-123, 125, 128, 131, 134
Beecher, Henry Ward, asks release of Howard, 456

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