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Herold, David E., 1842-1865


Biographical Note

David E. Herold (1842-1865) was one of the conspirators executed for his involvement in the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln in April 1865.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

John Wilkes Booth Being Shot CDV

Identifier: Ms-2022-035
Abstract Created in 1865, this CDV depicts John Wilkes Booth being shot on April 26, 1865, and is published by Hacker, Rhode Island, 1865. The drawing shows David Herold being captured outside the barn. On the verso is advertising for "Bicknell's Syrup", a cholera remedy, which contains description of a "purely vegetable" remedy for cholera prepared by Edward Sutton, Providence, Rhode Island, Demas Barnes & Co., as well as a testimony from wholesale dealer Benjamin Hall. Booth (1838-1865)...
Dates: 1865