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People/Characters: Lafayette C. Baker

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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: The Prairie Years and The War Years {3-volume set} by Carl Sandburgas La Fayette C. Baker
After the Fact by Fred Saberhagen
American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies by Michael W. Kauffman
The Assassin's Accomplice: Mary Surratt and the Plot to Kill Abraham Lincoln by Kate Clifford Larsonas Lafayette Baker
The Assassination: Death of the President by Champ Clark
Blood on the Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln by Jr. Edward Steers
Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James L. SwansonColonel
Dark Union: The Secret Web of Profiteers, Politicians, and Booth Conspirators That Led to Lincoln's Death by Leonard F. Guttridge
Death to traitors; the story of General Lafayette C. Baker, Lincoln's forgotten Secret Service chief by Jacob Mogelever
A Great Civil War: A Military and Political History, 1861-1865 by Russell F. Weigley
Herndon's Life of Lincoln by William Henry Herndon
Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever by Bill O'Reilly
Lincoln's Spies: Their Secret War to Save a Nation by Douglas Waller
Lincoln's Assassins: A Complete Account of Their Capture, Trial, and Punishment by Roy Z. Chamlee
Lincoln's Avengers: Justice, Revenge, and Reunion after the Civil War by Elizabeth D. Leonard
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson
Murdering Mr. Lincoln: A New Detection of the 19th Century's Most Famous Crime by Charles Highamas Lafayette Curry Baker
Pilgrim by Fred Saberhagen
Secret Missions of the Civil War by Philip Van Doren Stern
The Secret War for the Union: The Untold Story of Military Intelligence in the Civil War by Edwin C. Fishel
Spies, Scouts, and Raiders: Irregular Operations by William C. Davis
Why Was Lincoln Murdered? by Otto EisenschimlColonel

Character description

Lafayette Curry Baker (13 October 1826 - 3 July 1868) was a Union spy during the American Civil War, and took over the intelligence service from Allan Pinkerton. He was recalled to Washington after Lincoln's assassination to help hunt the conspirators.

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