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Courtroom Drawing of Military Commission and Prisoners

By A.E. Alden

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Drawing showing the commission members in the foreground, while the prisoners sit in the dock behind. On the table are various papers and evidence, including the hat worn by Lincoln on the night of the assassination and a basket of pistols and bowie knives used by the conspirators.No photographs of the courtroom were allowed, but some sketches were produced

Topics: Trials (Conspiracy); United States. Army. Military Commission (Lincoln's assassins : 1865)
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Year: 1865
OAI identifier: oai:images.indianahistory.org:p0409/48
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