The definitive A to Z reference on the assassination of Abraham LincolnThe first book of its kind, The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia is a truly indispensable guide to one of the most dramatic and fascinating events in our nation's history: the murder of the sixteenth president of the United States. Written by Edward Steers, Jr., acclaimed author of Blood on the Moon and one of the world's leading authorities on the subject, here is an exhaustive, highly readable resource that includes:All the known persons, places, events, and conspiracies connected to the tragedyMore than 150 period photographs and maps, many never before publishedThe truth behind the hoaxes, myths, and legends surrounding the assassinationA comprehensive narrative and timeline of events . . . and moreWith a foreword by James L. Swanson, bestselling author of Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia is the perfect addition to every Lincoln library.