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Washington, D.C. Soldier springing the trap; men in trees and Capitol dome beyond.

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Washington, D.C. Soldier springing the trap; men in trees and Capitol dome beyond. LOC Summary: Photograph of Washington, 1862-1865, the execution of Captain Henry Wirz, November 1865.

Washington, D.C. Hooded body of Captain Wirz hanging from the scaffold.

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Washington, D.C. Hooded body of Captain Wirz hanging from the scaffold. LOC Summary: Photograph of Washington, 1862-1865, the execution of Captain Henry Wirz, November 1865.

Washington, D.C. Reading the death warrant to Wirz on the scaffold.

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Washington, D.C. Reading the death warrant to Wirz on the scaffold. LOC Summary: Photograph of Washington, 1862-1865, the execution of Captain Henry Wirz, November 1865.

Washington, D.C. General John F. Hartranft reading the death warrant to the conspirators on the scaffold.

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Washington, D.C. General John F. Hartranft reading the death warrant to the conspirators on the scaffold.

Washington, D.C. Adjusting the ropes for hanging the conspirators.

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Washington, D.C. Adjusting the ropes for hanging the conspirators. LOC Summary: Photograph of Washington, 1862-1865, the assassination of President Lincoln, April-July 1865.

Washington, D.C. Hanging hooded bodies of the four conspirators; crowd departing.

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Washington, D.C. Hanging hooded bodies of the four conspirators; crowd departing. LOC Summary: Photograph of Washington, 1862-1865, the assassination of President Lincoln, April-July 1865.

Washington, D.C. Hanging bodies of the conspirators; guards only in yard.

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Washington, D.C. Hanging bodies of the conspirators; guards only in yard. LOC Summary: Photograph of Washington, 1862-1865, the assassination of President Lincoln, April-July 1865.

Washington, D.C. Coffins and open graves ready for the conspirators' bodies at right of scaffold.

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Washington, D.C. Coffins and open graves ready for the conspirators' bodies at right of scaffold.

Washington, D.C. Execution of the conspirators: scaffold in use and crowd in the yard, seen from the roof of the Arsenal.

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Washington, D.C. Execution of the conspirators: scaffold in use and crowd in the yard, seen from the roof of the Arsenal.

Petersburg, Virginia Dead Confederate soldier, in trench beyond a section of chevaux-de-frise.

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Petersburg, Virginia Dead Confederate soldier, in trench beyond a section of chevaux-de-frise.

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