Tag Archives: Lincoln Assassination

York CWRT to discuss the “Lincoln Conspirators” on April 19

On April 19, 2017, please join the York Civil War Round Table in its 20th Anniversary Year, welcoming historical reenactor and lecturer Mark D. Grim, Jr. to our meeting for his presentation on the “Imprisonment, Trial and Execution of the … Continue reading

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1st New York Sharpshooter’s diary made into compelling new book

John Tyler Farnham would have been just another long-forgotten Civil War soldier except for the dogged efforts of author William G. Andrews to locate, transcribe, and annotate Farnham’s extensive six-volume diaries from his entire three years in the Union army, … Continue reading

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York CWRT presents “Backstage At The Lincoln Assassination” on April 20

The York Civil War Round Table will feature author and theatre historian Thomas A. Bogar at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 20th at 7 p.m. Mr. Bogar will present a Power Point talk based on his book “Backstage at … Continue reading

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New bio on one of Lincoln’s favorite generals, Martin D. Hardin

Martin Davis Hardin is a name not known to most Civil War buffs, a man largely obscure to modern reader. But, in his time, he and his family were well known across the country for their long and faithful service … Continue reading

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New book on alleged Lincoln conspirator John Surratt

Many Americans are aware of the role Mrs. Mary Surratt reportedly played in the Lincoln assassination. The military tribunal hearing the case convicted her in being involved in the heinous crime, though her exact role is debated. She reportedly helped … Continue reading

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The Madman and the Assassin: The Strange Life of Boston Corbett, the Man who Killed John Wilkes Booth

April 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the Abraham Lincoln assassination. As such, several new books are now in print remembering various aspects of the tragedy. Among them is The Madman and the Assassin: The Strange Life of Boston Corbett, … Continue reading

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