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Atzerodt, George Andreas

George Andreas Atzerodt, detail

One of John Wilkes Booth's conspirators, Atzerodt was born in Germany and lived in Maryland. He was supposed to assassinate Vice President Andrew Johnson but never made the attempt.

Life span: 
06/12/1835 to 07/07/1865


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