Mary Surratt: An American Tragedy (Google eBook)

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Review: Mary Surratt: An American Tragedy

User Review  - Mary Liebetrau - Goodreads

This book was given to me by a friend. I knew very little about Mary prior to reading this book. It was difficult to read due to the style of writing. I missed some of the details but understood the ... Read full review

Review: Mary Surratt: An American Tragedy

User Review  - Laverne - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book even though it was written in the older way of history books. In other words, gave lots of fact; only time people "talked" was when the author had something that documented their ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
9
Mary Elizabeth JenkinsHer Beginnings
13
Her Early Marriage to John SurrattTheir Children
19
St Ignatius Church
27
The Fire
33
Surratt House and Tavern
41
The South Secedes
45
War Comes to Maryland and Virginia
53
The Days of Infamy Begin
113
The Curtain Descends
123
Incarceration
129
The Trial Commences
143
The Trial Continues
159
A Ray of Hope
171
The Trial Ends
185
Verdict and Sentencing
201

Mary Surratt Becomes a Widow
61
The War and the Widow
67
A Change of Scene
75
The Boardinghouse
85
Strange People
93
A Plot Takes Form
103
Finis
215
Epilogue
227
Notes
235
Index
296
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