Bloody Crimes: The Funeral of Abraham Lincoln and the Chase for Jefferson Davis
|Authors:||Swanson, James L.|
|BISAC/Subject:||HIS000000, HIS027100, HIS027090|
|ISBN:||9780061989858, Related ISBNs: 0061989851, 9780061233791, 9780061989858|
|Number of pages:||512,|
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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