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Lewis Powell - One Of The Suspects For Killing Abraham Lincoln. Short before getting executed.

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Amazing full-color Civil War photos bring the era's characters to life

Lewis Powell conspired with John Wilkes Booth to kill President Lincoln - Powell's job was to kill Secretary of Secretary of State William H. Seward, a job at which he failed.

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Assassin conspiracist Lewis Thornton Powell in irons, aboard the U.S. monitor Saugus, 1865. Powell attempted unsuccessfully to assassinate United States Secretary of State William H. Seward, and was one of four people hanged for the Lincoln assassination conspiracy.

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Lincoln's Last Night John Wilkes Booth’s assassination of President Lincoln was actually one of three elements in the planned attack on April 14, 1865. One of Booth’s co-conspirators, Lewis Powell, assaulted the home of Secretary of State William Seward with a pistol and a silver Bowie knife.

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A handcuffed and angry-looking Lewis Payne, also known as Lewis Powell, after his arrest as an associate of John Wilkes Booth in the Lincoln assassination plot. He attacked Secretary of State William H. Seward but did not complete the murder. 1865. (Army)

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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

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A rare photograph of William Seward showing his scarred face after the attack by Lewis Powell

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A beautiful Victorian cottage built for a farmworker in the Cotswolds that has been lovingly restored and filled with vintage and antique furniture.

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William Powell - Handsome and humorous. Dangerous combination.

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Lewis Paine, April 27, 1865, Alexander Gardner http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/2005.100.97

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