Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.


[1]   ALS, owned by Mrs. Karl Wentsel, Sterling, Illinois. Mrs. Emily J.C. Bushnell, widow of Major Douglas R. Bushnell, Thirteenth Illinois Volunteers, whoPage  262

was killed on November 27, 1863, at the battle of Ringgold, Georgia, was appointed postmaster at Sterling, Illinois, to succeed L. K. Hawthorn (U.S. Official Register,1865).