Lot 31: Abraham Lincoln Sighting

RR Auction

2015-07-27 11:42:07

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Lot 31: AMS describing a meeting with Abraham Lincoln near the end of the Civil War, signed "C. S. Ober," two pages, 6.5 x 9, no date. In part: "Regarding my story of shaking hands with Lincoln at City Point Va, April 8th 65, he was dressed as I always seen him in black with stove pipe hat. He had spent his night on board of Admiral Porter flag ship, and was alone when shaking hands with the wounded. Seemed shocked with war, although surrounded with victory on every hand." In fine condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458 Wednesday, 12th August 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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