Abraham Lincoln for the Defense by Warren Bull
Approx. 72,370 words.
Published on April 25, 2010.
Young Abraham Lincoln had to defend against a unique murder charge. The Trailor brothers and a friend arrived in Springfield, IL. The next day the brothers left alone. With Lincoln away rumors spread, the brothers fell out and a lynch mob raged. Lincoln returned to find people set on a double hanging. Standing between the brothers and the hangman’s noose was Abraham Lincoln for the defense.