Lewis Powell - one of the Lincoln conspirators. He was hung w/ 3 others in the first ever photographed public execution. The BW image of him is pretty well known in photo history circles. He is literally awaiting his hanging in this image.
Lewis Thornton Powell (aka Lewis Paine or Lewis Payne) arrested as an associate of John Wilkes Booth in the Lincoln assassination plot. He attacked Secretary of State William H. Seward but did not complete the murder. He was executed by hanging on July
Account of doctor who treated Abraham Lincoln after he was shot found