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J Wilkes Booth: An Account of His Sojourn in Southern Maryland After the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, His Passage Across the Poto (Hardcover)

Author: Jones, Thomas

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1893. Illustrated. Jones, who claims to be the only living man who can tell the story, recounts his life and the role he played in Wilkes's escape following the assassination of Lincoln. After the war started, Jones helped Confederate sympathizers leave Maryland and go to Virginia by crossing the Potomac River. Jones also served as an agent for the Confederate mail service. He was imprisoned several times by Union authorities. By the war's end, Jones was the ranking Confederate spy in Maryland. After the assassination of President Lincoln, Jones helped John Wilkes Booth cross over the Potomac to Virginia.


Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9781432600853
SKU 204501608
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1432600850
Release Date 4/10/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0128
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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