Adam Driver Lincoln Samuel Beckwith | Info

Captain Samuel H. Beckwith (December 18, 1837 – December 6, 1916) was a telegraph and cipher officer to Ulysses S. Grant . He was nicknamed "Grant's Shadow" by other staff officers. Beckwith was the first to transmit news of John Wilkes Booth 's whereabouts after Lincoln's assassination, leading to his capture. Beckwith was also present as Grant's telegraph officer on Abraham Lincoln 's visits.