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At the War Department, Secretary Stanton announced large rewards for the capture of the Lincoln conspirators

Edwin McMasters Stanton, detail
04/20/1865
Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, leading the hunt for the Lincoln assassination fugitives, and frustrated that John Wilkes Booth, especially, was still at large, announced the posting of substantial rewards for their capture.  Booth had a price of $50,000 put on his head, while capturing George Atzerodt or David Herold would be rewarded with $25,000.  The first reward went to a Delaware cavalry sergeant and his men, who arrested Atzerodt before dawn earlier that day.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
Chronicles of the Great Rebellion Against the United States of America ... (Philadelphia, A. Winch, 1867), 104. 

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