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Trivia Question 3-15-17 Identify

Discussion in 'War Between the States Trivia Game' started by Trivia Master, Mar 15, 2017.

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  1. Trivia Master

    Trivia Master The Keeper of Knowledge Forum Host

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    3-14-17.jpg

    Who am I???
    What is my claim to fame???
    What is my nickname???

    credit: @JohnW.
     
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    His Union cavaly trooper who shot J W Booth.
    Name is Rathborn or ?

    Edit - Major Henry Rathbone was a guest of the Lincolns at Ford's Theatre on the night of the assassination. After Booth had shot Lincoln, he stabbed Rathbone, who was attempting to apprehend him.

    The picture is not of Rathbone.

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    Thomas "Boston" Corbett

    He shot John Wilkes Booth (against orders) at the Garrett Barn in Virginia on April 26th, 1865


    nickname- see first answer :thumbsup:
     
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    Who Am I: Thomas P. (Boston) Corbett
    Your Claim to Fame: You fired the shot that killed John Wilkes Booth (against orders)
    My Nickname: He was known as the - “Glory to God Man”
     
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    Thomas Corbett
    Killed John Wilkes Booth in the Tobacco Barn at the Garrett Farm.
    Nicknamed "Boston" Corbett.
     
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    Who am I??? Boston Corbett.
    What is my claim to fame??? Fatally shot John Wilkes Booth.
    What is my nickname??? Lincoln's Avenger.
     
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    I am Thomas P. Corbett, my claim to fame is shooting John Wilkes Booth (albeit against orders), and my nickname is Boston.
     
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    1. thomas p. corbett
    2. shot john wilkes booth
    3. boston
    4. he's the living proof that as late as 1865 the english interfered with american affairs
     
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    Thomas P. Corbett, also known as the "Glory to God man" who shot John Wilkes Booth.

    By the way, as the question comes today, yesterday Lee Harvey Oswald was shot before being convicted, too. Why is it that nobody wants them to talk in a court?

    Edit - Your answer is correct.

    Not sure why you said Oswald was shot "yesterday," but that isn't really a topic for discussion here on the trivia game.

    When Boston Corbett shot Booth, he did so against orders. The orders were for Booth to be taken alive, so apparently it is not true that nobody wanted him to talk in a court.

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    Thomas "Boston" Corbett. Claimed to be the one who killed John Wilkes Booth. "Boston" was his nickname.
     
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    The eunuch Boston Corbett who killed Booth.

    Edit - You needed to give both the man's real name and his nickname. "Boston" could be considered one or the other, but not both.

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    He was Thomas P. "Boston" Corbett.

    Fame. Corbett shot and killed John Wilkes Booth.

    Nickname. Glory to God Man


    Very happy the question did not ask for what he did with a pair of scissors. Yikes!

    http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln32.html
    Nickname from Wikipedia.
     
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    Thomas P. Corbett was a Union Army soldier who shot and killed John Wilkes Booth. AKA, "Boston",
    "Glory to God Man", "Lincoln's Avenger", "No hay pelotas Tomas".
     
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    Thomas P. "Boston" Corbett

    Glory to God Man

    The Man Who Shot John Wilkes Booth { Wikipedia}
     
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    Thomas Corbett
    Killed John Wilkes Booth
    "Boston"
     
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    Sgt. Boston Corbett, killed John Wilkes Booth, "Glory to God Man"
     
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    Boston Corbett
    Union Army soldier who shot and killed John Wilkes Booth
    Glory to God Man
     
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