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Abraham Lincoln and the Almanac Trial
by John Evangelist Walsh
- Language: english
- Format: hardcover, 192 pages
- Author: John Evangelist Walsh
- Genres: history
- Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
- Release date: June 3, 2000
- ISBN: 9780312229221 (0312229224)
- Awards: Edgar Award Nominee for Best Fact Crime (2001)
About The Book
On August 29, 1857, in the light of a three-quarter moon, James Metzger was savagely beaten by two assailants in a grove not far from his home. Two days later he died and his assailants, James Norris and William Armstrong, were arrested and charged with his murder. Norris was tried and convicted first. As William “Duff” Armstrong waited for his trial, his own father died. James Armstrong’s deathbed wish was that Duff’s mother, Hannah, engage the best lawyer possible to defend Duff. The best person Hannah could think of was a friend, a young lawyer from Springfield by the name of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln took the case and with that begins one of the oddest journeys Lincoln took on his trek towards immortality. What really happened? How much did the moon reveal? What did Lincoln really know? Walsh makes a strong case for viewing Honest Abe in a different light in this tale of murder and moonlight.
Moonlight is a 2001 Edgar Award Nominee for Best Fact Crime.
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