Letter from Apr. 15, 1865

Horace Averill Crane letter

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    Horace Averill Crane letter

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    Letter from Horace Averill Crane to his brother-in-law, Thomas Jackson Charlton regarding President Abraham Lincoln's assassination and the state of the nation.

    Dr. Thomas J. Charlton, II (1833-1886) graduated from the Savannah Medical College in 1856. In 1857, he was appointed as a surgeon in the United States Navy. At the outbreak of the Civil War, Charlton resigned his commission and joined the Confederate States Navy, serving aboard the commerce raider Florida.

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    Thomas J. Charlton Family Papers, MS 132

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    Horace Averill Crane. "Horace Averill Crane letter". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed June 5, 2023. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/257