1864/11 - Lincoln's Letter to the Widow Bixby

1864/11 - Lincoln's Letter to the Widow Bixby

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1864 - Lincoln's Letter to the Widow Bixby - "I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement..."

Lincoln's Letter to the Widow Bixby​


View attachment 391244The 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 letter has been praised as one of...

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