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People/Characters: George Ashmun

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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and The War Years [3-volume set] by Carl Sandburg
American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies by Michael W. Kauffman
The Assassination: Death of the President by Champ Clark
Blood on the Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln by Jr. Edward Steers
The Day Lincoln Was Shot by Jim Bishop
Herndon's Life of Lincoln by William Henry Herndon
Lincoln by David Herbert Donald
Lincoln's Rise to the Presidency by William C. Harris
Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography by Jean H. Baker
Murdering Mr. Lincoln: A New Detection of the 19th Century's Most Famous Crime by Charles Higham
Stephen A. Douglas by Robert W. Johannsen
They Have Killed Papa Dead! by Anthony Pitch

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George Ashmun (25 December 1804 - 16 July 1870) was a United States Representative (Whig, Massachusetts) from 1845 - 1851. He later joined the Republican party, and presided over the 1860 convention that nominated Abraham Lincoln for President. He visited Lincoln briefly before Lincoln left for Ford's Theatre on the night of his assassination.

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