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The Death of Amelia Booth

In Uncategorized on January 11, 2015 at 12:28 am

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Collaboration in the research community is a truly wonderful thing. I would wager that the best books on any subject share one common trait: a lengthy acknowledgements section. When your subject is as vast and as multifaceted as the Lincoln assassination, it’s impossible to truly go it alone.  Thanks to the internet, connections are made between people and facts all the time, expanding our collective knowledge in ways we never thought possible.  Some of my proudest moments have been when this blog has able to facilitate a discussion that has changed our understanding of event (like when we determined that conspirator George Atzerodt is NOT buried under the name “Gottlieb Taubert” in St. Paul’s Cemetery as was previously thought).  Therefore it is always a highlight to receive an email out of the blue from someone who has found a valuable piece of information and wants to share it.

Amelia Portia Adelaide…

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