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Immigrants Hunt Lincoln’s Killers and Help Capture the Confederate President

One of the most intensive manhunts in American history ended when two immigrants caught up with the assassin John Wilkes Booth.

Immigrants Hunt Lincoln’s Killers and Help Capture the Confederate President

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 22, 2015  

Immigrants helped run down the two most sought after men in Civil War America.

Lincoln Assassinated: John Wilkes Booth’s Immigrant Conspirator

The murder of the president was part of a larger conspiracy to decapitate the government of the United States.

Lincoln Assassinated: John Wilkes Booth’s Immigrant Conspirator

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 9, 2015  

A German immigrant was part of the plot to kill Lincoln, and a Jewish immigrant tried to save him.

Lincoln and the Immigrants

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 8, 2015  

An index of articles from The Immigrants' Civil War on Lincoln.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: The Germans

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 8, 2015  

An index to our articles on German immigrants during the Civil War.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: The Jews

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 8, 2015  

An index of articles on Jewish immigrants during the Civil War.

Appomattox: The Capture of a Confederate Army & the Fall from Grace of an Immigrant General

The surrender of Robert E. Lee's army at Appomattox on April 9, 1865 signaled the end of any possibility of the Confederacy becoming an independent country.

Appomattox: The Capture of a Confederate Army & the Fall from Grace of an Immigrant General

by Patrick Young, Esq. on March 31, 2015  

The final week of the war in the East broke careers and ended lives.

Richmond Burning: The German Immigrant and Black Troops Who Saved the City

Confederate soldiers started the conflagration that threatened to destroy Richmond.

Richmond Burning: The German Immigrant and Black Troops Who Saved the City

by Patrick Young, Esq. on March 19, 2015  

An army corps made up almost entirely of African Americans put out the fires that nearly destroyed the Confederate capital.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: War in the Eastern Theater

by Patrick Young, Esq. on March 18, 2015  

Index of The Immigrants' Civil War articles on the Civil War in the East.

Immigrants, Race, and Emancipation

by Patrick Young, Esq. on March 18, 2015  

The Immigrants' Civil War looks at immigrant racial attitudes and reactions to slavery and Emancipation.

The Immigrants Civil War: The Irish

by Patrick Young, Esq. on March 18, 2015  

Index of articles on Irish during the Civil War.

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