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The real Boston Corbett and the imposter

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Creator: Snyder, C. J.

Date: 1900-1905

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: B Corbett, Boston *5

Unit ID: 308239

Summary: Side-by-side sketches of the real Boston Corbett and the imposter. Thomas P. "Boston" Corbett, who was the Union Army soldier who killed Abraham Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth. The imposter shown in this photograph could be John Corbit. See Kansas Memory unit 307443 for documents relating to his impersonation of Boston Corbett.

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Title (Main title): The real Boston Corbett and the imposter


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