Doug and Tony are transported to February 1861 to a barn where a group of conspirators leaded by Jeremiah plots a plan to kill Abraham Lincoln, but they are surprised by a raid of governmental agents. Tony flees with Jeremiah and his brother Matthew while Doug is arrested by Pinkerton's men. The fanatic Jeremiah has prepared a time-bomb to blow up Lincoln's train but Tony knows that the plan is doomed to fail since history tells that Lincoln will die only four years later. When Jeremiah discovers that Lincoln is at the depot with Doug, he decides to blow up the spot; Tony tries to save his partner by is tied up to a chair in the brother's house. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
This episode takes place in Baltimore, Maryland on February 21, 1861. See more
Most of John Brown's men had been killed or captured before 1861. The few who remained at large would have been too weakened and demoralized to take part in a high-profile act of terrorism that could easily have led to their capture, especially when war was already almost inevitable. See more