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Article Title

Stealing Lincoln's Body

Authors

Kenneth Winkle

ISBN

9780674024588

Price

$24.95 hardcover

Publisher

Harvard University Press

Abstract

A Bizarre Plot

On the night before the presidential election of 1876, three graverobbers tried to steal the body of Abraham Lincoln from its resting place in the imposing Lincoln Monument in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois. Ill-conceived and doomed to failure, this bizarre plo....

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