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The Lincoln assassination conspirators, July 7, 1865

Feedposts • Written by Alan Bellows

One of the hooded figures is Mary Surratt, the first woman executed by the US federal government. Her last words were, "Please don't let me fall."

Article written by Alan Bellows, published on 23 July 2013. Alan is the founder/designer/head writer/managing editor of Damn Interesting.

Article design and artwork by Alan Bellows.
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