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The Madman and the Assassin: The Strange Life of Boston Corbett, the Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth
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Book cover for 9781613730188
from Chicago Review Pr (April 1, 2015)
9781613730188 | details & prices | 226 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $24.95
About: Union cavalryman Boston Corbett became a national celebrity after killing John Wilkes Booth, but as details of his odd personality became known, he also became the object of derision.
Book cover for 9781613736494
Reprint edition from Chicago Review Pr (March 1, 2017)
9781613736494 | details & prices | 240 pages | List price $16.99
About: As thoroughly examined as the Civil War and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln have been, virtually no attention has been paid to the life of the Union cavalryman who killed John Wilkes Booth, an odd character named Boston Corbett.