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London, Saturday, March 15, 1862

The Illustrated London News, vol. 40, no. 1135, p. 268.

March 15,1862


President Lincoln is suffering under a domestic affliction. The foot of Death strikes impartially at the door of the ancient castle and of the republican mansion. Mr. Lincoln's child, "Willie," a boy of eleven, has died; and so widespread has been the sympathy for the bereaved father that illuminations for the victory in Tennessee had been abandoned.

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