Study Guide

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Characters

By Seth Grahame-Smith

Abraham Lincoln

No, we're not joking. Sure, he's also the 16th president of the United States, but Abraham...

Henry Sturges

If Abraham Lincoln is Batman from Batman Begins, then Henry Sturges is Henri Ducard: the mentor...

Mary Todd Lincoln

Like Ann, Mary seems like she's out of Abe's league. (If anything, this is a book that tells us...

Ann Mayes Rutledge

Abe and Ann fall in love over a book and lose each other because of a letter, all between 1834...

Jack Armstrong

When we first meet him, Jack Armstrong seems like a dumb frontier guy with a gang (the Clary's...

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe is a curious case. In many ways, as the narrator points out, Poe is like Abe in...

Joshua Fry Speed

We'll give Abe the first word on Speed: he calls Speed "a pestilent but well-meaning friend"...

Ward Hill Lamon

Lamon is late to the vampire-killing party, and what a shame it is. He jumps on the bandwagon...

Thomas Lincoln

Yep. We said it. As far as parenting goes, this guy really blows at it.Abe's dad, Thomas, is a...

Nancy Hanks

Abe's probably most important relationship is with his mom, who helps shape him when she's alive,...

Sarah Bush Lincoln

Abe's life isn't a fairy tale with a wicked stepmother. It's a superhero story. So his second mom...

Abe's Siblings

Meet Abe's older sister and younger brother. We only hear a little about them, in part because...

Other Relatives

Jack Barts kills them, but Abe never goes around saying "I'll avenge my mother's aunt and uncle!"...

Abe's Children

Abe and Mary have four sons together, and only one makes it to adulthood: Robert Todd Lincoln...

Stephen A. Douglas

Here's how crazy Illinois is in the 1800s: not only are Douglas and Abe political opponents,...

Jefferson Davis

Douglas may be very different than Abe (one's short, the other's tall), but when you compare...

John Wilkes Booth

No vampire hunter would be complete without his natural enemy, the vampire hunter hunter. There's...

The Conspirators

We tend to think of John Wilkes Booth as a lone gunman, but he actually had a whole team of...

Vampires

Vampires are for killing, not kissing in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. (Though Abraham...

Historical Characters

Several characters in this book stick to their historical script, which means that they don't...

The Roanoke Colony

As long as there have been English people in America, there have been vampires. (Who knows, maybe...

Seth Grahame-Smith

"Seth Grahame-Smith" is a name you have to say in quotation marks. We have him in quotation marks...