Title Profile & Character Information

Bloody Crimes

Annotation

In Bloody Crimes, James L. Swanson—the Edgar® Award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Manhunt—brings to life two epic events of the Civil War era: the thrilling chase to apprehend Confederate president Jefferson Davis in the wake of the Lincoln assassination and the momentous  20 -day funeral that took Abraham Lincoln’s body home to Springfield. A true tale full of fascinating twists and turns, and lavishly illustrated with dozens of rare historical images—some never before seen—Bloody Crimes is a fascinating companion to Swanson’s Manhunt and  a riveting true-crime thriller that will electrify civil war buffs, general readers, and everyone in between.



Characters
NameDavis, Jefferson
GenderMale
TraitsAmerican
Republican

GenreNonFiction
History
Political
Sociology
Biography
TopicsU.S. presidents
United States
Confederate States of America
Funerals
Train travel
Social conditions
American history
U.S. Civil War
Prisoners
American military history