Wednesday, March 21, 2007
John Wilkes Booth
John Wilkes Booth was made infanous for his assasonation of President Abraham Lincoln. He was well known for being dissatified with the war, and had previviously been known to meet with Southren sympathizers, one of them being confederate secret service director, James D. Bulloch. On Novemeber 26 1864, Booth had started to start funding for the assasonation attempt. He began collaborating with Southren Conspirators and began contriving plots.
On March 17 Booth had abruptly learned that the Prsident was to attend a "Still waters run deep" in a local town, he saw this as a opportunity to kidnap him. He however could not pull his collation together due to disagreements, so he went on his own. He successfully pulled this plot off.