Who was the woman who was hanged for the assassination of Lincoln?
It was Mary Surratt.
President Linclon died. His assassin, John W. Boothe, was killed. His accomplices were captured and hanged, including a woman. Vice President Johnson was sworn in as President but later he was impeached. Many in the Northern states wanted to severly punish the Southern states for the war and for assassinating President Lincoln. When Gen. Grant became President, he pardoned many of the ex-Confederates and peacefully restored the country.