Blood on the moon the assassination

Jul 14, Jeffrey Bloomfield rated it it was amazing Certain tragedies in history pick up a life of their own, and a corresponding number of libraries of books dealing with all aspects of those incidents.

To these I can, and do add, the assassination of Abraham Lincoln April- ironically the same two days of the "cruelest" month of April that is also the month and days for the sinking of the RMS Titanic some 47 years afterwards. I have no problems in recommending this account as a good corrective to any more sentimental ones about Mrs.

It is refreshing to read that John Wilkes Booth was not a madman and that Dr. He really had himself to blame for his predicament.

Surratt was not forced to wear chains, but it was still difficult to speak to her, as her daughter Anna discovered. Booth was also aided by the Confederate leadership in Richmond. Mudd, Steers is far less charitable. Mudd was not an innocent country physician as depicted in current Mudd family propaganda.

Hall Engagingly written, lively in style, and balanced in analysis, this book will take its place upon the short list of the finest studies of the Lincoln assassination.

He also insisted he did not recognize Booth.

Blood on the Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

He received the help of many, not the least of whom was Dr. It is a huge pair of subjects on their own, but they are interconnected as our greatest President was the man who saw us through the entire war except for about four more weeks of fighting in North Carolina and Texas.

When Lincoln was killed, Stanton only wanted to avenge his friend, and treated anyone who was suspect or who may have helped the conspirators with the same lack of concern about their civil rights that Lincoln held for secessionists.

John Wilkes Booth was neither mad nor alone in his act of murder. Youssef Abou-Enein, -- The Waterline Anyone interested in the fateful events of April 14,and the possible role in the conspiracy involving members of the Confederate government which has not been given the exposure it deserves, must read this book.

It will also disappoint two groups who have sprung up over the years. This shows he was involved in preliminary planning of the kidnap scheme, but it also strongly suggests how impossible his failure to recognize Booth in his home sounds.

Noted Lincoln authority Edward Steers Jr. A slave owner, Dr. That testimony was by another boarder, Lewis J. These are the defenders of Dr.Blood on the Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln Winner of the The Lincoln Group of New York's Award of Achievement A History Book Club Selection The assassination of Abraham Lincoln is usually told as a tale of a lone deranged actor who struck from a twisted lust for revenge.3/5(4).

Blood on the Moon : The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln by Edward, Jr. Steers (2005, Paperback)

Winner of the The Lincoln Group of New York's Award of Achievement A History Book Club Selection The assassination of Abraham Lincoln is usually told as a tale of a lone deranged actor who struck from a twisted lust for revenge. This is not only too simple an explanation; Blood on the Moon reveals that it is completely wrong.

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Winner of the The Lincoln Group of New York's Award of Achievement A History Book Club Selection The assassination of Abraham Lincoln is usually told as a tale of a lone deranged actor who struck from a twisted lust for revenge/5(). Edward Steers, Jr., talked about his book, [Blood on the Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln], published by the University Press of Kentucky.

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