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- Nov 21, 1864
Lincoln's Letter to the Widow Bixby
The Bixby letter is a brief, consoling message sent by President Abraham Lincoln in November 1864 to Lydia Parker Bixby, a widow living in Boston, Massachusetts, who was thought to have lost five sons in the Union Army during war. Along with the Gettysburg Address and his second inaugural address, the...
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