Don\'t Shoot That Boy!: Abraham Lincoln and Military Justice
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Dr. Lowry talked about his book Don’t Shoot That Boy!: Abraham Lincoln and Military Justice, published by Da Capo Press. At the 10th Annual Lincoln Forum Symposium in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania he presented the records of soldiers and civilians who were prosecuted for negative comments about President Lincoln after he was assassinated. He detailed some of the cases involving the offenders and described some of the sentences handed down by the court. Following his remarks, Dr. Lowry responded to questions and comments from members of the audience.
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Thomas P. Lowry M.D. Historian
Edna Greene Medford Member Lincoln (Abraham) Bicentennial Commission->Advisory Committee
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