‘Assassins!’: A Confederate spy was accused of helping kill Abraham Lincoln. Then he vanished.

‘Assassins!’: A Confederate spy was accused of helping kill Abraham Lincoln. Then he vanished.

On Feb. 19, 1867, the American gunboat Swatara returned to the Washington Navy Yard after a months-long trip to the Middle East. Out stepped a young man in a bizarre, filthy uniform and shackles. His name was John Harrison Surratt, and he was the most wanted man in the entire world.

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