Chasing Lincolns Killer
By James L. Swanson
The story Chasing Lincolns Killer is about capturing John Wilkes Booth. This book is very detail with good informational pictures and won’t leave you blank. James L. Swanson is really good with describing manhunt books. This book shows it’s all about timing and close moves. It is real intense up in till the best part. It all begins with the Union’s victory over the Confederacy. Then John Wilkes Booth became upset about that and wanting to kill the president. Later on booth got what he wanted and assassinated Abraham Lincoln. Now people are furious and sad and the shocked nation wanted answers and the killer found. The manhunt was on and the chase began.
Timeline up until the capture
It started with the union winning the Civil War which made John Wilkes Booth angry. Second Booth got an idea to kill President Abraham Lincoln. Then Booth got word that the president is coming to Fords Theater by his house and Booth is an actor so he knows a lot of plays. Next Booth has someone hold his horse. Midway through the play booth kills the president and in the mist of it breaks his leg. Following that Booth goes to Maryland but the guards aren’t supposed to let him in and they do so now he’s on the way to Dr.Mudds house to get his leg treated. Later on Booth is still running from the Calvary and meets some Confederates along the way and they go to Garrets farm. Last but definitely not least the Calvary catches Booth for his last stand battle and he gets shot and killed.