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Grave Thursday: Silas T. Cobb

Each week we are highlighting the final resting place of someone related to the Lincoln assassination story. It may be the grave of someone whose name looms large in assassination literature, like a conspirator, or the grave of one of the many minor characters who crossed paths with history. 597 more words

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"O Come All Ye Soldiers"

Happy holidays to all the Booth buffs and Lincoln lovers,

This is Kate, shaking up the annual Thursday ritual. In lieu of a Grave Thursday post I decided to try my luck at writing a Boothie Carol like Dave… 243 more words

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Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson

Swanson, James L. Chasing Lincoln’s Killer. Scholastic Press, 2009. 198 pages. Hardcover $14.49, ISBN 978-0-439-90354-7; PLB $18.51, ISBN 978-0-329-87737-8

TL;DR: Do I Recommend This? Yes… 292 more words


A "Thomas Jones" Carol

With the holidays almost here, it’s time for another installment of Boothie Christmas caroling where we revise a classic Christmas Carol into a Lincoln assassination themed Boothie Carol. 249 more words

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#719 Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James L Swanson

Chasing Lincoln’s Killer by James L Swanson

Abraham Lincoln is the president credited with freeing the slaves and generally being an American hero, almost next to godliness. 482 more words

Book Review

December 20th Mudd Day

We all know that John Wilkes Booth shot and killed President Abraham Lincoln on April 14th, 1865. Most of us also know that he jumped from the presidential box onto the stage at Ford’s Theater and broke his leg before making his exit. 265 more words

Unboxing The Bizarre

News of the World by Paulette Jiles - Book Review

This was an excellent novel.  Jiles tells the story of Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd, a former printer who now makes his living as a news reader in Texas.  266 more words