Medical report on Lincoln Assassination found

A researcher for the Papers of Lincoln project has found a medical report from 1865 written by the first doctor to reach President Lincoln. The Times Union reports that it was found in the Surgeon General’s correspondence files at the National Archives. Dr. Charles Leale had only been a doctor for 6 weeks when he […]

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Abraham Lincoln's DNA

February 12, 2009 marks the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. Many events are planned to honor him and bring attention to new historical research about his life. Some of this new research has focused on the former President’s health and DNA. The speculation centers around Mr. Lincoln’s remarkable physique. He was an extraordinarily tall […]

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Abraham Lincoln's DNA

February 12, 2009 marks the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. Many events are planned to honor him and bring attention to new historical research about his life. Some of this new research has focused on the former President’s health and DNA. The speculation centers around Mr. Lincoln’s remarkable physique. He was an extraordinarily tall […]

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