The Executioners of the Booth Conspirators
General Hartranft and his staff oversaw the execution of the convicted four in the Lincoln murder trial. Here they are on the day of the hanging. From left: Captain Richard A. Watt, Lieutenant Colonel George W. Frederic, Lieutenant Colonel William H. McCall, Lieutenant D. G. Geissinger, Major General John F. Hartranft, Assistant Surgeon George L. Porter, Colonel Levi A. Dodd, and Captain Christian Rath. They are photographed at the Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C.
- July 07, 1865
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- Albumen Print
- Alexander Gardner
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