People/Characters: Ward Hill Lamon

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"They Have Killed Papa Dead!": The Road to Ford's Theatre, Abraham Lincoln's Murder, and the Rage for Vengeance by Anthony Pitch
Abraham Lincoln by Thomas Keneally
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith
April 1865: The Month That Saved America (P.S.) by Jay Winik
The Assassination: Death of the President by Champ Clark
The Baltimore Plot: The First Conspiracy to Assassinate Abraham Lincoln by Michael J. Kline
Behind the Scenes: or, Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House by Elizabeth Keckley
Blood on the Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln by Jr. Edward Steers
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville by Shelby Foote
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 3: Red River to Appomattox by Shelby Footeas Ward H. Lamon
The Civil War: An Illustrated History by Geoffrey C. Ward
Dark Union: The Secret Web of Profiteers, Politicians, and Booth Conspirators That Led to Lincoln's Death by Leonard F. Guttridgeas Ward Lamon
The Emancipator's Wife by Barbara Hamblyas Ward Lamon
Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism by Susan Jacoby
Gettysburg: The Graphic Novel by C. M. Butzer
Herndon's Life of Lincoln by William Henry Herndon
Lincoln as I Knew Him: Gossip, Tributes and Revelations from His Best Friends and Worst Enemies by Harold Holzer
Lincoln's bodyguard by TJ Turner
Lincoln's New Salem by Benjamin P. Thomas
Lincoln's War Cabinet by Burton Jesse Hendrick
Murdering Mr. Lincoln: A New Detection of the 19th Century's Most Famous Crime by Charles Higham
Spies, Scouts, and Raiders: Irregular Operations by William C. Davis
The Trials of Mrs. Lincoln by Samuel Agnew Schreiner
We Are Lincoln Men: Abraham Lincoln and His Friends by David Herbert Donald

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Ward Hill Lamon (January 6, 1828 – May 7, 1893) was a personal friend and self-appointed bodyguard of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. Lamon was famously absent the night Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865, having been sent by Lincoln to Richmond, Virginia. [Wikipedia]

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