Officers in Charge of the Execution

General John F. Hartranft and his staff were in charge of executing the Lincoln assassination conspirators. Here they are on the day of the hanging. From left: Captain Richard A. Watt, Lt. Colonel George W. Frederic, Lt. 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 Capital Prison, Washington, DC.

Date:
July 07, 1865
Original Format:
Glass Negative Print
Item#:
MES02058
Photographer:
Alexander Gardner
Height:
2401px
Width:
2956px
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