Whitesburg KY

A report of President Lincoln’s assassination

The following letter was written by Richard Baldwin from Clarksville, Tenn., on April 15, 1865. Baldwin, a native of Hancock County, Tenn., left Sneedville following the Civil War because of the dangers to former soldiers who fought during the war. It was addressed to his brother Alfred who was still living in Hancock County. “Dear Brother: I have long intended […]

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