TITLE

Samuel Mudd

PUB. DATE
February 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/3/92, Vol. 112 Issue 4, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Samuel Mudd, the doctor who treated John Wilkes Booth's broken leg, was convicted as a conspirator even though he claimed he didn't know Booth had shot Abraham Lincoln. Last week, 20 of his descendants asked the Army Board for Correction of Military Records to erase the conviction. Reason for the request; The Army's decision.
ACCESSION #
9202032385

 

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