Reminiscence of Edwin J. Foster
Edwin J. Foster writes: "I saw Mr. Lincoln first at Freeport Ill. When 9 1/2 years old with my father in his 2nd debate with Douglas 1858" [Signed:] Edwin J. Foster, Commander in Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic." Foster served as commander during the 1929-1930 term.
Foster, Edwin J.
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I saw Mr Lincoln first at Freeport Ill, when 9 1/2 years old with my Father in his 2nd debate with Douglas 1858
Edwin J. Foster Commander in Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic
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23 x 17 cm
Foster, Edwin J., “Reminiscence of Edwin J. Foster,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed July 22, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/8370.