If the president had agreed with the plea for leniency for Surratt, she might have been set free in four years.
Heavy rains flooded fields, forcing the delay of the popular event until August.
That verdict, rendered in one day on June 29, 1865, would send four of the defendants to the gallows, three to prison for life and an eighth to six years in prison.
This one has the image of an actual teenage soldier who died in battle in the valley.
They were executed for horse thievery.
Too new to have been given a name, the three-year-old, 45-pound, short-haired stray dog aced the part.
The 2,575 Confederate dead buried in the Stonewall Cemetery within Mt. Hebron Cemetery will be remembered.
It's believed to be the only high school in the U.S. with that name.