Hartranft, John F., 1830-1889

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Dates:
Birth 1830-12-16
Death 1889-10-17
English

Biographical notes:

On April 28, 1865 Major General John F. Hartranft was appointed military governor of the military prison at the U.S. Arsenal, Washington, D.C., and commander of the troops assembled for its defense. He was responsible for the incarceraton, treatment and eventual execution of the prisoners who were found guilty in the conspiracy to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln, Vice President Andrew Johnson, General Ulysses S. Grant and Secretary of State William H. Seward.

From the description of Hartranft, John F., 1830-1889 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10575039

American soldier; governor of Pennsylvania.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Norristown, to William W. Belknap, [18]72 Sept. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502909

From the description of Letter signed : "Custom House," Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Gen. J.A. Garfield, 1881 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270510124

Army officer and governor of Pennsylvania. Full name: John Frederick Hartranft.

From the description of Receipt of John F. Hartranft, 1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450792

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  • Army officers
  • Governors--Pennsylvania

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  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)