The Reason Lincoln Had to Die
by Don Thomas

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Concerning Lincoln's Assassination

Who Helped Booth Kill Lincoln

by Don Thomas

Two years after the trial ended Congress investigated suspicions about a cover-up by the conspiracy prosecution. Today, there is finally enough recovered evidence to end the 150 year-old mystery about, who actually helped Booth kill Lincoln.

How They Got Away with Murder

by Don Thomas

NEW EVIDENCE: Booth and his helpers, Herold and Atzerodt, all mentioned "the others," a "crowd" from New York, among whom were minstrels, and with whom Booth worked to kill Lincoln.  For the first time in history, Thomas identifies people in and around this crowd.  The War Department identified several of them, but took no actions to prosecute them.

Lincoln: An Inside Job

by Don Thomas

NEW EVIDENCE: Meet James Donaldson, the Federal employee who gave the assassins Booth and Powell their orders on the night Lincoln was murdered, and learn what the U.S. Secretary of War did to hide him from the public.

The Capitalists Who Supported Lincoln's Rise and Demanded His Fall

by Don Thomas

An examination of the economic and political forces that made Lincoln's career possible, and made his removal necessary.

Edwin Stanton Prolongs the War

by Don Thomas

Eleven months before Lee's surrender, Major General Benjamin Butler was positioned to take Petersburg, Virginia, with an overwhelming force. Confederate reinforcements were detained, creating a two- to three-day window of opportunity to take this vital crossroads city, only 30 miles from Richmond.  But a major, strategic Union victory just weeks before the Republican nomination was the last thing Lincoln's enemies wanted.

George Atzerodt's Confession

Annotated by Ian Wesley

George Atzerodt, after ten days in a floating dungeon, tried to lighten his fate by telling the War Department all he knew about Booth's plans to assassinate Lincoln.  He named everyone in the old kidnapping gang, plus several others that have strangely remained absent from prosecution and history books.

Concerning the Book

You Have Not Read This Before

by Ian Wesley

Thousands of books have been written about Abraham Lincoln and his assassination.  Here's an explanation of what is exclusive to RLHD.

Uncensored Storyline

by Don Thomas

The uncensored storyline of the book.

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