Lincoln Assassination Conspirators
Clockwise from top: John Wilkes Booth, Lewis Powell, David Herold, Michael O'Lauglin, John Surratt, Edman Spangler, Samuel Arnold, George Atzerodt.  Center: Mary Surratt.

Click on a name below to read a biographical sketch of a conspirator:

John Wilkes Booth

Lewis Powell 

David E. Herold

Michael O'Laughlen

Mary E. Surratt

John Surratt

Edman Spangler

Samuel Arnold

George A. Atzerodt

Dr. Samuel A. Mudd
(not pictured)

Notes on Jefferson Davis's Role in Conspiracy 


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