A commander, along with Luther Byron Baker and Edward P. Doherty, of the forces which eventually discovered Booth and Herold. He ordered the tobacco barn burned to force Booth to come out, and was infuriated when Boston Corbett shot Booth. Conger received the largest sum from the reward money – $15,000 – after he rode quickly to Stanton to claim credit for the deed before all others.
Colonel Everton Conger Character Timeline in Chasing Lincoln’s Killer
The timeline below shows where the character Colonel Everton Conger appears in Chasing Lincoln’s Killer. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...other men. Colonel Baker would stay behind in Washington, but Edward Doherty, Luther Baker, and Everton Conger went by steamboat to Virginia. It was April 24, and the manhunters rode on... (full context)
...the reward money. In the end, sums ranging from $500 to $15,000 were awarded to Conger, Doherty, Lafayette Baker, Luther Baker, and to the noncommissioned officers at the barn, including Boston... (full context)