Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Mrs. Lincoln's Brother Dead

Mr. Samuel B. Todd, brother of Mrs. Lincoln died on the battlefield of Shiloh, of wounds received in the action of the 7th of April.  He was a gallant private in the Crescent regiment, and died in defence of his country against the hireling invaders whom the husband of his sister, Abraham Lincoln, sent to desolate our country, and dishonor our people. – New Orleans Delta.

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Wednesday Morning, May 14, 1862, p. 2

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