Soldier, Spy, Escape Artist!
Today I sit with author Mark Cannon who has written the book, "Lincoln’s Scout. The Diary of Horatio Cooke, Soldier, Spy, Escape Artist". Not only has Mark Cannon served 36 years in Law Enforcement, but he himself is an escape artist. This makes him the most appropriate person to tell the story of the escape artist who would become Lincoln's most trusted scout and eventually Houdini's mentor!More from Mark Cannon here: Sign up on Patreon and be in the running for the upcoming raffle: is graciously provided by Craig Duncan.Support the show:(The podcast receives monetary compensation from these options.)Make a one time donation of any amount here: a monthly payment through Patreon and get the most up to date news on the podcast! Also, if you choose the 2,3, or 4 tier, you’ll be able to ask the experts questions ahead of time! show is made possible by the support of our sponsors. Please check them out below:The Badge Maker, proudly carrying affordable, USA made products for reenactors, living history interpreters, and lovers of history. War Trails is the world's largest 'Open Air Museum' offering over 1,350 sites across six states. Paddle to Frederick Douglass's birthplace, follow the Gettysburg Campaign turn-by-turn in your car, or hike to mountain tops where long forgotten earthworks and artillery positions await you. Follow Civil War Trails and create some history of your own. www.civilwartrails.orgMilitary Images is America’s only magazine dedicated solely to the study of portrait photographs of Civil War soldiers. In each quarterly issue of MI, readers find a mix of analysis, case studies, examinations of material culture and personal stories that offer a unique perspective on the human aspect of the Civil War. Excelsior BrigadeDealers in FINE CIVIL WAR MEMORABILIA.The goal of the "Brigade" is to offer high quality, original items while ensuring the best in service and customer satisfaction. enjoy history! Whether it’s a movie, short film, documentary or site visit - come find a way to get away for a bit! Explore stories from the Middle Ages to the early 21st century. Enjoy historical content always ad free and get a 7-day free trial as you explore our site. Be sure to check in on Fridays as that’s when new content is uploaded. us out on Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube: the show