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People/Characters: Ulric Dahlgren

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Blood on the Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln by Jr. Edward Steers
Civil War Schemes and Plots by Webb Garrison
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 2: Fredericksburg to Meridian by Shelby Foote
Dark Union: The Secret Web of Profiteers, Politicians, and Booth Conspirators That Led to Lincoln's Death by Leonard F. Guttridge
Elizabeth Van Lew: Civil War Spy (Signature Lives: Civil War Era) by Heidi Schoof
Gettysburg by Stephen W. SearsCaptain
Gettysburg: The Confederate High Tide by Champ Clark
The Killing Ground: Wilderness to Cold Harbor by Gregory Jaynes
Lincoln by David Herbert Donald
Uncommon Valor: A Story of Race, Patriotism, and Glory in the Final Battles of the Civil War by Melvin Claxton

Character description

Ulric Dahlgren (April 3, 1842 – March 2, 1864) served as a Union Army colonel. He was in command of an unsuccessful 1864 raid on the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia, and was killed in the raid.

Papers found on the body of Dahlgren shortly after his death contained orders for an assassination plot against Confederate President Jefferson Davis. The discovery and publication of the Dahlgren Papers sparked an international controversy, and may have contributed to John Wilkes Booth's decision to assassinate U.S. President Abraham Lincoln a year later

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