GDG- Killing Lincoln
jlawrence at kc.rr.com
Mon Jan 16 23:18:14 CST 2012
Speculative narritive history.
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From: "Teej" <teej at nc.rr.com>
To: "GDG" <gettysburg at arthes.com>
Sent: Monday, January 16, 2012 8:53 PM
Subject: Re: GDG- Killing Lincoln
> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> Esteemed GDG Member Peter Contributes:
> Well Thank you- I didn't find the reference in the text.
> It's a footnote to the last paragraph on page 174 that ends with
> "Little did he suspect that in six weeks he would die at the hands of a
> man he would have recognized--and who was even then standing just a few
> feet away."
> Apparently neither Officer Westfall nor Commissioner French were
> theater goers since neither of them seemed to have recognized Booth. Also
> it would appear from Kauffman's footnote that it's unlikely that Booth's
> co-conspirators were in the audience during Lincoln's second inaugural.
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