A captivating colorized photograph of Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirator Lewis Thornton Powell, in custody aboard the USS Saugus. Photographed by Alexander Gardner, 1865. By his handsomeness and the modernity of his looks, it’s unbelievable that this photo was taken about 150 years ago! Goes to show, the world was not always black and white. via reddit My mothers maiden name is Powell, I wonder if he is a relative?
Lincoln's Last Night John Wilkes Booth’s assassination of President Lincoln was actually one of three elements in the planned attack on April 14, 1865. One of Booth’s co-conspirators, Lewis Powell, assaulted the home of Secretary of State William Seward with a pistol and a silver Bowie knife.