Soldier, Military Person
1844 – 1865
Who was Lewis Powell?
Lewis Thornton Powell, also known as Lewis Payne and Lewis Paine, was a Confederate States Army soldier who attempted to assassinate United States Secretary of State William H. Seward in April 1865. He was one of four people hanged for playing a role in the Lincoln assassination conspiracy.
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