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Author Ackermann, Ann Marie
Title Death of an Assassin : The True Story of the German Murderer Who Died Defending Robert E. Lee
Imprint Ashland : The Kent State University Press, 2017
©2017
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Descript 1 online resource (223 pages)
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Series True Crime History
True Crime History
Note Cover -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface: The Murder Case That Broke All the Rules -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter One: A Nameless Hero -- Part One: Murder in the Kingdom of Württemberg: 1835-36 -- Chapter Two: Crime Scene Bönnigheim, 1835 -- Chapter Three: Portents of Rebellion -- Chapter Four: A Town Reacts -- Chapter Five: The Detective's Hourglass -- Chapter Six: Queen of the Carolina -- Chapter Seven: Buckshot in the Scales of Justice -- Chapter Eight: Like Cain Will You Wander -- Chapter Nine: Witness! -- Chapter Ten: The Birth of Forensic Ballistics -- Chapter Eleven: Celestial Metronome -- Chapter Twelve: A Note in the Woods -- Part Two: Exile in the United States: 1835-46 -- Chapter Thirteen: Hunter and Prey -- Chapter Fourteen: Escape to America -- Chapter Fifteen: Changing Course -- Chapter Sixteen: F-major Captain -- Part Three: Heroism in Mexico: 1847 -- Chapter Seventeen: Island of the Wolves -- Chapter Eighteen: River of Gold, Fortress of White -- Chapter Nineteen: Amphibious Wager -- Chapter Twenty: Roar of Tornadoes -- Chapter Twenty-One: One Man Worth All of Mexico -- Part Four: An International Solution: 1872 -- Chapter Twenty-Two: Post from America -- Chapter Twenty-Three: New Investigation and Case Closure -- Epilogue: Unpaid Debt: 2017 -- Appendix A: Sources Indicating Lee Wrote His Letter about Gottlob Rueb -- Appendix B: Additional History of Pennsylvania's German Company in the Mexican-American War -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Ackermann, Ann Marie Death of an Assassin : The True Story of the German Murderer Who Died Defending Robert E. Lee Ashland : The Kent State University Press,c2017 9781606353042
Subject Murder--Germany--Bèonnigheim--Case studies
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