Rebecca Usher account of Abraham Lincoln visit, Virginia, ca. 1870

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Nurse Rebecca Usher of Hollis wrote an account of President Abraham Lincoln's visit with to a military hospital at City Point, Virginia, just before Richmond fell and Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered in 1865.

The account, written on ledger paper, is a single sheet and it is not clear whether it was part of a larger account. It appears to be a recollection.

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