189 Booth was portrayed by John Lasell in The Twilight Zone episode " Back There " (1961).It explained his reasons for plotting against Lincoln.

1, he was also a, confederate sympathizer, vehement in his denunciation of Lincoln and strongly opposed to the abolition of slavery in the United States.Surratt was the first woman to be executed in the.S.

Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture  Booth Legend The Dramatic Oil Company Article describing John Wilkes Booth's brief and unsuccessful career in the booming Pennsylvania oilfields."Instead of being a great Southern hero, his deed was considered the worst possible tragedy that could have befallen the South as well as the North writes Kunhardt.135 The 23-year-old Herold knew the area well, having frequently hunted there, and recognized a nearby farm as belonging to a Confederate sympathizer.