Key Figures in "Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination"
Harry Clay Ford
Operational manager of Ford's Theatre, John's youngest brother; longtime friend of Booth.
John T. Ford
Owner/manager of Ford's Theatre, but was away that night in Richmond; good friend of Booth; ardent states-rights advocate and closet Secessionist.
Featured star actress, played Florence Trenchard in Our American Cousin, cradled head of the dying president.
Lead actor, traveled w/ Laura Keene, played Asa Trenchard; hidden Secessionist background.
Lead actor, traveled w/ Laura Keene, played Murcott, was never questioned.
Edwin "Ned" Emerson
Actor, played Dundreary, brother died for the Confederacy.