One of Booth’s co-conspirators in the failed plot to kidnap Lincoln, his house was the first place where Booth and Herold rode. Once there, he treated Booth’s injury. Although he did not know Booth had assassinated Lincoln when he first provided him with shelter, Mudd continued to aid Booth and cover for him even after he discovered the actor’s crime. He was eventually caught in his lies by investigators and sentenced to time in prison.
Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Character Timeline in Chasing Lincoln’s Killer
The timeline below shows where the character Dr. Samuel A. Mudd appears in Chasing Lincoln’s Killer. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...Surratt, Lewis Powell, David Herold, George Atzerodt, Samuel Arnold, Michael O’Laughlen, Edman Spangler and Samuel Mudd. Mudd was the only person who helped Booth during his escape to stand trial. Captain... (full context)