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  1. JPK Huson 1863

    Tales Of Two Mary Todd Lincolns, Pick One

    Brady image, LoC . Which Mary is which? That's not a trick question, either. History presents her in such wildly divergent ways there may as well have been two. “Lady of Lincoln, They wreathed her head With thorns when living, With nettles though dead.” MarIon Mills Miller Just pulled my dyed...
  2. Belle Montgomery

    Museum Abraham Lincoln’s hair preserved in ‘priceless’ Syracuse sculpture (video)

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A “priceless” sculpture made with human hair sits in a dimly lit back room of the Onondaga Historical Association on Montgomery Street. Hair sculptures aren’t really a thing anymore, but hair jewelry and hair home decor were popular items to display during the Civil War era...
  3. Belle Montgomery

    Matilda Edwards - The woman who almost stole Abraham Lincoln’s heart

    Matilda Betham-Edwards ALTON — Though most credible historians consider the marriage of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln a strong one, their courtship was rocky. An area woman may have had something to do with that. Matilda Edwards, who grew up in Edwardsville...
  4. Belle Montgomery

    Mary Todd Lincoln's "Old Clothes Scandal" in 1867

    The Pittsburgh Daily Commercial October 7, 1867
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