January 26, 2022

Trove of Original Abraham Lincoln Documents Found in Japan

From the Chicago Sun-Times: The more than 100 documents compiled at a university near Tokyo amount to a microcosm of Lincoln’s career, with some of the most compelling finds ranging from his early professional life in New Salem all the way to his presidency. There are “these nice pieces that pull together different aspects of […]

"Lincoln Document Returned to National Archives"

From the AP: A document signed by President Abraham Lincoln in the weeks after the Battle of Antietam has been returned to the National Archives. A November 1862 letter signed by three surgeons in Hagerstown, Md., asking Lincoln to appoint a chaplain to tend to wounded and dying soldiers after the battle – and Lincoln’s […]