The Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy Trial and Its Legacy

The Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy Trial and Its Legacy

by Frederick Hatch


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786494989
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 01/02/2015
Pages: 244
Sales rank: 880,250
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Frederick Hatch is the editor and publisher of The Journal of the Lincoln Assassination and has written for American History, Lincoln Herald, Sea Classics, and Surratt Courier. He lives in Maryland.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Preface 1

Introduction 4

1 The Crime 9

2 Judges, Jury and Accused 29

3 Military Justice 43

4 Prosecution 55

5 Defense 66

6 Witness or Defendant? 83

7 Verdict 101

8 Justice? 121

9 History's Long Shadow 145

Summation 171

Afterword 173

I Opinion of the Attorney General Regarding Suspension of the Writ of Habeas Corpus Edward Bates 177

II The Constitution of the United States of America, Analysis and Interpretation 182

III Opinion of the Constitutional Power of the Military to Try and Execute the Assassins of the President by Attorney General fames Speed 190

IV Digest of Opinions of the Judge Advocate General of the Army edited by Major W. Winthrop, USA 206

V Instructions for the Government of Armies of the United States in the Field by Francis Lieber 210

Chapter Notes 213

Bibliography 222

Index 229

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