Thomas "Boston" Corbett

The disappearance of Thomas “Boston” Corbett, “Lincoln’s Avenger”

Thomas “Boston” Corbett gained popularity during the American Civil War era as “Lincoln’s Avenger” after he allegedly shot and killed John Wilkes Booth. His mental state is said to have deteriorated afterward, and he was thrown into an asylum. From there, he managed to escape and ride to Mexico before vanishing forever.