John Wilkes Booth’s Escape

John Wilkes Booth’s Escape

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Michael Kanazawich is the host for this series on John Wilkes Booth’s Escape. Mike was born and raised in Oneonta, New York. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Oneonta State University. He received his Master of Science degree in Environmental Geology from the University of Connecticut. Mike worked as a Geologist for eleven years before becoming a Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide in 1995. Michael Kanazawich is the author of the book Remarkable Stories of the Lincoln Assassination.

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John Wilkes Booth’s Escape Part 1
In today’s post, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Mike Kanazawich explains to us the actions of John Wilkes Booth and David Herold at Surratt’s Tavern in what is now Clinton, Maryland. He filmed these segments on February 12, 2012, the 203rd birthday of President Abraham Lincoln.
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John Wilkes Booth’s Escape Part 2
In today’s post, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Mike Kanazawich shows the residence of Dr. Samuel Mudd, the Bryantown Tavern, and Mudd’s grave at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
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John Wilkes Booth’s Escape Part 3
In the today’s post, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Mike Kanazawich shows the location of Red Hill, the home of Samuel Cox, and the Pine Thicket where Booth and Herold stayed from April 16-21, 1865.
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John Wilkes Booth’s Escape Part 4
In today’s post, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Mike Kanazawich shows the location of Huckleberry, the home of Thomas A. Jones, and the area near the Potomac River where John Wilkes Booth and David Herold attempted to cross on April 21, 1865.
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John Wilkes Booth’s Escape Part 5
In today’s post, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Mike Kanazawich shows the location on the Virginia side of the Potomac River where John Wilkes Booth and David Herold met Elizabeth Quesenberry and Thomas Harbin.
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John Wilkes Booth’s Escape Part 6
In today’s post, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Mike Kanazawich shows the location of Cleydael, the home of Dr. Richard Stuart in King George County, Virginia, and where Booth and Herold crossed the Rappahannock at Port Conway and Port Royal, Virginia.
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John Wilkes Booth’s Escape Part 7
In today’s post, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Mike Kanazawich shows the location of the Randolph Peyton House in Port Royal, Virginia. John Wilkes Booth and David Herold stopped here on April 24, 1865.
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John Wilkes Booth’s Escape Part 8
In today’s post, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Mike Kanazawich finishes his series on the escape of John Wilkes Booth. He shows the location of the Richard Garrett Farm where Booth was shot on April 26, 1865.
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