The Lincoln conspiracy : the secret plot to kill America's 16th president--and why it failed /
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Kershaw - Camden Library||CD 973.7092 MEL (Text)||33255003639409||Adult Audiobook||Checked out||08/25/2020|
- ISBN: 1250758653
- ISBN: 9781250758651
9 audio discs (10.71 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : Macmillan Audio, 
- Copyright: ℗2020
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|Participant or Performer Note:||Narrated by Scott Brick.|
|Summary, etc.:||Everyone knows the story of Abraham Lincoln's assassination in 1865, but few are aware of the original conspiracy to kill him four years earlier in 1861, literally on his way to Washington, D.C., for his first inauguration. The conspirators were part of a pro-Southern secret society that didn't want an antislavery President in the White House. They planned an elaborate scheme to assassinate the brand new President in Baltimore as Lincoln's inauguration train passed through en route to the Capital. The plot was investigated by famed detective Allan Pinkerton, who infiltrated the group with undercover agents, including one of the first female private detectives in America. Had the assassination succeeded, there would have been no Lincoln Presidency, and the course of the Civil War and American history would have forever been altered.|
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|Subject:||Baltimore (Md.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Presidents -- Assassination attempts -- United States
Lincoln, Abraham -- 1809-1865 -- Assassination attempt, 1861