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Unknown [Albumen of asassination sympathizers]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07737 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Photographs Date: April 1865 ca. Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Image of seventeen men lined up outdoors, ten of with are carrying placards around their necks that read "assassin sympathizer." The ten men are in the custody of armed soldiers. The photograph is mounted on a sheet of construction paper.

People: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Military History, Lincoln Assassination, Assassinations, Prisoner

Sub Era: The American Civil War