Bloody crimes : the chase for Jefferson Davis and the death pageant for Lincoln's corpse
by Swanson, James L., 1959-
|Format:||Print Book 2010|
|Availability:||Available at 11 Libraries 11 of 11 copies|
In Bloody Crimes, James L. Swanson--the Edgar® Award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Manhunt --brings to life two epic events of the Civil War era: the thrilling chase to apprehend Confederate president Jefferson Davis in the wake of the Lincoln assassination and the momentous 20 -day funeral that took Abraham Lincoln's body home to Springfield. A true tale full of fascinating twists and turns, and lavishly illustrated with dozens of rare historical images--some never before seen--Bloody Crimes is a fascinating companion to Swanson's Manhunt and a riveting true-crime thriller that will electrify civil war buffs, general readers, and everyone in between.
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-- Captivity, 1865-1867.
Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Death and burial.
Fugitives from justice -- United States -- Case studies.
Political prisoners -- United States -- Case studies.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons.
|Publisher|| New York :William Morrow,2010
xiv, 464 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages -448) and index.
|ISBN||9780061233784 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0061233781 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780061233791 (pbk. : alk. paper)
006123379X (pbk. : alk. paper)