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The madman and the assassin : the strange life of Boston Corbett, the man who killed John Wilkes Booth, Scott Martelle

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The madman and the assassin : the strange life of Boston Corbett, the man who killed John Wilkes Booth
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The madman and the assassin
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the strange life of Boston Corbett, the man who killed John Wilkes Booth
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Scott Martelle
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The madman and the assassin
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Summary
As thoroughly examined as the Civil War and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth have been, virtually no attention has been paid to the life of the Union cavalry man who killed Booth, an odd character named Boston Corbett. The killing of Booth made Corbett an instant celebrity whose peculiarities made him the object of fascination and derision
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individual biography
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10408754
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  • 973.7092
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  • illustrations
  • portraits
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index present
LC call number
E457.5
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.M37 2015
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non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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the strange life of Boston Corbett, the man who killed John Wilkes Booth
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the strange life of Boston Corbett, the man who killed John Wilkes Booth
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Scott Martelle
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Strange life of Boston Corbett, the man who killed John Wilkes Booth
The madman and the assassin : the strange life of Boston Corbett, the man who killed John Wilkes Booth, Scott Martelle
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Loss and redemption -- Boston Corbett goes to war -- Andersonville: a journey to hell -- The assassin -- A president is murdered -- The hunt for Booth and Herold -- Celebrity, and infamy -- Citizen corbett, preacher -- Corbett goes west -- Corbett cracks -- The return of Boston Corbett
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24 cm
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xiii, 226 pages
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9781613730188
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(hc)
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2014047597
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illustrations, portraits

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