Mary Surratt Executed as a Lincoln Conspirator

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Mary Surratt was the first woman in United States history sentenced to death and executed. She went to the gallows after she was convicted of treason, conspiracy, and plotting the murder of President Abraham Lincoln. Even though Surratt paid with her life, there are still questions regarding how much, if anything, Mary knew about the plan to kill Lincoln. There’s also a decent possibility that Mary may have…

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