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At the age of eleven, John C. Collins of Albion followed his brother back to Washington, D.C. where he became a "regimental boy" with the 16th New York Cavalry. When Mary Surratt, David Herold, Lewis Powell, and George Atzerodt were executed for their roles in the Lincoln Assassination, Collins was present for the hangings.

Publication Date

5-12-2018

Volume

4

Issue

19

Publisher

County of Orleans

City

Albion

Keywords

Village of Albion, 16th New York Cavalry, Lincoln Assassination, Orleans County

Disciplines

Public History | United States History

Albion Boy Present at Execution of Lincoln Assassination Conspirators

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