Alias “Paine”: Lewis Thornton Powell, the Mystery Man of the by Betty J. Ownsbey

By Betty J. Ownsbey

the main enigmatic of the affiliates of Lincoln murderer John Wilkes sales space, accomplice soldier Lewis Thornton Powell, utilizing the alias Lewis Paine, used to be a key participant within the postwar try to undermine the government. at the evening Lincoln used to be shot, 20-year-old Powell burst into the home of William Seward and tried to assassinate the secretary of kingdom. Captured presently after the assassination, Powell stood trial for his crime and used to be hanged 3 months later. Powell and his position within the conspiracy has been the topic of dialogue for a few years. Who was once this guy? This biography makes an attempt to unveil his actual character.

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