The owner of a farm in Virginia, Richard Garrett initially welcomed Booth and Herold into his family’s home, but later grew suspicious of their behavior. Still, when the manhunters arrived at his farm, he did not tell them where Booth and Herold were. He never received any compensation for his tobacco barn, which the manhunters burned down in order to try to force Booth to surrender.
Richard Garrett Character Timeline in Chasing Lincoln’s Killer
The timeline below shows where the character Richard Garrett appears in Chasing Lincoln’s Killer. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...porch, Booth spotted men on horses riding past the gate and panicked. This reaction alarmed Richard Garrett . Then, when a man approached the house, Booth asked Garrett’s eleven-year-old son to run... (full context)
...Nineteen other men received smaller awards for their help capturing George Atzerodt and Lewis Powell. Richard Garrett made a claim against the government for compensation for his burned barn, which was rejected.... (full context)