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The Express Newspaper – May 14, 2015
Last Month in the Civil War/ Two Journeys – by S. McBride
On April 20, George Atzerodt, who had failed in his mission to assassinate Vice President Andrew Johnson, was arrested.
Having hidden in the pine thicket in Maryland for several days as Federal troops scoured the area looking for them, Booth and Herold were desperate, hungry and cold, and Booth was in pain. Cox arranged for Thomas Jones, a die-hard Confederate sympathizer, to get them across the Potomac to safety in Virginia.
Read the entire article in the May 7th issue.