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On this date in Civil War history – President Abraham Lincoln Assassinated – April 14, 1865

Easy Plugin for AdSense by Unreal President Abraham Lincoln knew that the possibility of his assassination was a constant possibility. In his desk drawer was an envelope marked “Assassination,” full of threats written to him during his administration. On the … Continue reading

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Mary Eugenia Surratt (1823-1865)

Convicted Lincoln assassination conspirator Mary Eugenia Jenkins was born in Maryland in 1823. As an adolescent she attended a Catholic seminary for girls in Virginia, but at sixteen she married John Surratt, at least ten years her senior, and in … Continue reading

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Historical Inaccuracies in ‘The Conspirator’

by Jeffrey S. Williams Okay, so we know that the James Solomon/Robert Redford film The Conspirator, now entering its second full weekend, has some inaccuracies to it. What are they? Here are a few obvious ones that I remember from … Continue reading

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‘The Conspirator’ Box Office – Opening Weekend

The numbers are in from “The Conspirator” opening weekend gross. The $25 million budget film for director Robert Redford screened at 707 theaters during the film’s opening weekend. April 15, 2011 – 707 theaters – $1,099,750 total gross ($1,556 per … Continue reading

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