hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 14 0 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 14 results in 1 document section:

Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 21: closing events of the War.--assassination of the President. (search)
mber with us not merely thousands, but millions of the admirers of Lincoln, and of the partisans of those opinions to which he devoted his li members of the Committee. The night of the assassination of Mr. Lincoln was one of horrors in the National Capital. According to a procebellion. Accordingly, on the night, and at the same hour, when Mr. Lincoln was murdered, a man named Lewis Payne Powell, of Florida, who have been put in jeopardy by the Conspirators; and six hours after Mr. Lincoln expired, Chief-Justice Chase administered to him the oath of offns of Government as Chief Magistrate, and invited the members of Mr. Lincoln's cabinet to retain their offices under his administration. Acceeded Mr. Cameron in the War Department, early in 1862; and President Lincoln, satisfied that the public good required the removal of Montgt had been deliberately, repeatedly, and solemnly rejected by President Lincoln, and better terms than the rebels had ever asked in their mos