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Follow the Evidence: The Trial of the Lincoln Conspirators


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John Surratt

John Surratt | Evidence | Defense | Verdict | 
April 14, 1865 | The Conspirators


Prosecution

Lincoln CSIThe prosecution relied on testimony give by Louis Wiechmann and John Lloyd both who testified against Mary Surratt. Both repeated their testimony for John Surratt's trial but gave very few new details. District Attorney Edward C. Carrington and Edward Pierrepont had thirteen witnesses prepared to testify.  These witnesses were mostly people who testified against the conspirators in their trial.Lincoln CSI


Trial of John H. Surratt in the 
Criminal Court for the District
of Columbia, Hon. George P.
Fisher presiding
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Pierrepont, Hon. Edwards
Attny General-Grant Adm
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