Historians unravel mystery behind cryptic Lincoln note


Another great historical nugget found by my friend Anna & posted to her blog, “Maiden on the Midway”. One of the best military-themed blogs on the Net, that’s informative & fun all at the same time!! Worth A Look-See!!!

Maiden on the Midway

SPRINGFIELD, ILL. –  The cryptic note penned by Abraham Lincoln identifies its recipient only as “my dear Sir” and has a small section carefully clipped out.

Who was he writing to and why was a key piece of information later removed so meticulously?

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