The Trial of the Lincoln Assassination Conspirators

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Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on the evening of April 14 and died early the next day. Although John Wilkes Booth was the lone gunman, the assassination was part of a larger conspiracy. This site, compiled by a law professor, is filled with information about the trial of the conspirators, biographies about those involved, maps, newspaper accounts, and even a Jeopardy game to see what you’ve learned.

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