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*LEWIS THORNTON POWELL ~ was one of the conspirators in league with John Wilkes Booth, assassin of President Abraham Lincoln. He failed in his attempt to assassinate Secretary of State William H. Seward on the same night. Wikipedia Born: April 22, 1844, Randolph County, AL Died: July 7, 1865, Washington, D.C. Parents: George Cader Powell, Caroline Patience Powell


Samuel Bland Arnold was involved in the plot to kidnap President Abraham Lincoln in 1865. He and the other conspirators, John Wilkes Booth, David Herold, Lewis Powell, Michael O'Laughlen and John Surratt, were to kidnap Lincoln and hold him to exchange for the Confederate prisoners in Wash D.C.. This was attempted twice, but failed as Lincoln was not where they thought he would be. After Booth's assassination of Lincoln, Arnold was arrested, was sentenced to life in prison, but later…


George Andreas Atzerodt (June 12, 1835 – July 7, 1865) was a conspirator, with John Wilkes Booth, in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Assigned to assassinate Vice-President Andrew Johnson, he lost his nerve and did not make an attempt. He was executed along with three other conspirators by hanging.