"It contains fascinating accounts of Powell written by his family and others who knew him. An excellent number of black-and-white photos of objects connected with Powell's final assignment support the text. Ownsbey has crafted a book well worth reading"--Civil War News; Reviews of the first edition: "a solid piece of research"--Booklist; "a thoroughly credible job"--Lincoln Herald; "outstanding job of research...well-written and informative...highly recommend[ed]...excellent"--The Civil War Courier; "fills a significant gap in the Lincoln assassination...well researched...will be a welcome addition to Lincolnalia, and represents a true gem in the ever-growing mound of assassination literature"--The Reviewers Consortium.
About the Author
Betty J. Ownsbey is an independent historian and researcher. She lives in Mechanicsville, Virginia.