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.

Date:
July 07, 1865
Original Format:
Albumen Print
Item#:
MES15301
Photographer:
Alexander Gardner
Height:
1344px
Width:
2227px
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