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More on Ned Spangler’s life as a prisoner after the Lincoln Conspiracy trial

Edman “Ned” Spangler wrote letters to friends and relatives describing his experiences while a prisoner from 1865 to 1869 at Fort Jefferson in the Dry Tortugas. Spangler was sent there after being found guilty of helping John Wilkes Booth escape … Continue reading

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