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Bloody Times

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Bloody Times

The Funeral of Abraham Lincoln and the Manhunt for Jefferson Davis

By James L. Swanson

Collins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780061560897, 196pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2011

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In Bloody Crimes, James L. Swanson--the Edgar(R) Award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Manhunt--brings to life two epic events of the Civil War era: the thrilling chase to apprehend Confederate president Jefferson Davis in the wake of the Lincoln assassination and the momentous 20 -day funeral that took Abraham Lincoln's body home to Springfield. A true tale full of fascinating twists and turns, and lavishly illustrated with dozens of rare historical images--some never before seen--Bloody Crimes is a fascinating companion to Swanson's Manhunt and a riveting true-crime thriller that will electrify civil war buffs, general readers, and everyone in between.
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