The Plot to Kidnap a Dead President

by Philip Jett Most American citizens know that President Abraham Lincoln was fatally shot on April 14, 1865, just after the Civil War ended. However, it’s what happened to Lincoln afterward that intrigues me. On May 4, 1865, after weeks of lying in state and then in repose in twelve cities, the sixteenth president was … Continue reading The Plot to Kidnap a Dead President