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True Crime in the Civil War Cases of Murder, Treason, Counterfeiting, Massacre, Plunder, and Misuse of Power

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ISBN-10: 081171019X

ISBN-13: 9780811710190

Edition: 2012

Authors: Tobin T. Buhk

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* Examines criminal cases during the conflict* Cases include currency counterfeiting, tyrannical actions of Gen. Benjamin Butler, the murder of Maj. Amos McLemore, raids by "Bloody Bill" Quantrill's Bushwackers, the Fort Pillow Massacre, the horrific prison conditions at Andersonville, the fate of Lincoln assassination conspirators, and more
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication date: 2/16/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.88" tall
Weight: 0.066
Language: English

Introduction The Criminal State of the Union
Inside Castle Thunder, Notorious Richmond Prison
Sam Upham's Counterfeiting Scheme
Benjamin Butler, Beast of New Orleans
The Sack of Athens and the Court-Martial of Col. J. B. Turchin
Feuding Generals: The Murder of Bull Nelson and the Walker-Marmaduke Duel
The Faulkner Outrage and Detroit's Draft Riot
The Slaying of the Beckham Family
The Lawrence Massacre and the Not-So-Civil War of Quantrill, Anderson, and the James Brothers
The Murder of Gen. Earl Van Dorn
No Quarter: Bedford Forrest and the Fort Pillow Massacre
Manhattan Burning: The Rebel Arson Plot
Sue Mundy, Terror of Kentucky
The Trial of the Lincoln Assassination Conspirators
Fifty-Three Counts of Murder: Champ Ferguson's Private War
Murder or Misadventure? Temperance Neely Kills Her Former Slave
The War Crimes Trial of Andersonville's Controversial Commandant