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Bloody Crimes: The Funeral of Abraham Lincoln and the Chase for Jefferson Davis

Authors: Swanson, James L.
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: HIS000000, HIS027100, HIS027090
ISBN: 9780061989858, Related ISBNs: 0061989851, 9780061233791, 9780061989858
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 512,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

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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