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    The Attempted Capture of Lincoln's Body

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    There was a second attempt to capture Lincoln's body, but it was after his death. What was the incident and why did they want to steal Lincoln's body?

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    The reason that Lincoln's body was attempted to be stolen was to free the leader of a counterfeiting gang who had been imprisoned. The leader of this gang, Ben Boyd, was in prison and therefore, his underlings hatched a plan to assure his freedom as well as obtain hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash in the ...

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