Link Love: 8/26/2011

Middlegate Japanese Gardens, Pass Christian, Mississippi.

  • How an important letter written by President Lincoln after the Battle of Antietam, and then stolen from the War Department records, was recently returned to the National Archives:

"Missing Lincoln Documents returned to National Archives," The letter and Lincoln's endorsement had apparently been removed from Edwards' Commission Branch file at some unknown time in the past, perhaps when the records were still in the custody of the War Department. Bill Panagopulos of Alexander Auctions, Inc., when informed the documents were part of a file at the National Archives, agreed to return them. Courtesy of the National Archives YouTube Channel.


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