Lincoln Letter to Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth's Parents, Page 1
Ellsworth was the subject of this letter that Lincoln wrote to his parents on the day after their son was killed in Alexandria, Virginia. The letter is dated May 25, 1861. Ellsworth was a friend of Lincoln's and the first casualty of the Civil War. For remainder of the letter, see MES16529.
- May 25, 1861
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