The definitive A to Z reference on the assassination of Abraham Lincoln
The first book of its kind, The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia is a truly indispensable guide to one of the most dramatic and fascinating events in our nation's history: the murder of the sixteenth president of the United States. Written by Edward Steers, Jr., acclaimed author of Blood on the Moon and one of the world's leading authorities on the subject, here is an exhaustive, highly readable resource that includes:
With a foreword by James L. Swanson, bestselling author of Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia is the perfect addition to every Lincoln library.
A VERY well put together book. A MUST for Civil War enthusiasts!Published 2 months ago by Ralph DeMattia
LOVE the concise format of the articles and that the sources for the info is at the end of the article instead of the end of the book. Very informative.Published 4 months ago by JimmyLong
Great book. It informs you about almost everyone and thing associated with the assassination, including conspiracy theories.Published 7 months ago by Skyfire486
Anyone who is interested in the Lincoln Assassination or just a history buff would enjoy this book. It's a great reference guide with many unknown facts. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Mark
Very complete review of all the persons involved in the Lincoln assassination. Even the persons on the periphery are covered. Nice job Mr. Steers!!!!Published 14 months ago by Dean B. Golding
First encyclopedia I have ever read all the way through. It satisfies two purposes and is more than I hoped.
1) Can always be used to find, lookup, and reference easily. Read more
Too much info about so many people most people have never heard of. All the information makes it confusing. Very detailedPublished 22 months ago by Sandy Wilson
While there are numerous inaccuracies and dubious "facts" in this reference book (inter alia, it is highly unlikely that liquor merchant and shipping magnate Patrick C. Read morePublished 23 months ago by margot
Detailed information about Lincoln assasination, as well as about other books on the topic. Well organized, easy read, that even a non-scholar could read. Read morePublished on March 12, 2013 by JD