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The Colored Lincoln Monument Association

['The Colored Lincoln Monument Association', Philadelphia Inquirer, 6 July 1865, page 4]

The Colored Lincoln Monument Celebration,

On the grounds of the White House, was well attended. Addresses were delivered by Senator Wilson, of Massachusetts; Senator Hahn, of Louisiana; Brigadier-General Gregory, of Philadelphia, and Wm. H. Day (colored) of New York.

Senator Wilson gave notice that he would introduce on the first day of next Congress, a bill to secure personal liberty to every freedman on this continent. Letters were read from J. C. Fremont, Gov. Andrew, of Massachusetts, Fred. Douglas, Dr. Channing, Horace Greeley, and others.

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Deaths of Pennsylvania Soldiers.

The following Pennsylvania soldiers died last week in the hospitals around Washington, and were interred in the National Soldiers' Burial Ground.

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Wm. M. Heller, F. [?] 91st; [...]


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