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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Hanks, Dennis. 'Dennis Hanks (Jesse W. Weik Interview)' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: interview]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
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Notes.

Note from page 653: 1. In the top margin: Interview with Dennis Hanks at Paris Ills.

Note from page 653: 2. As a result of a gun battle on March 28, 1864, in Charleston, Illinois, between antiwar "Copperheads" and furloughed Union soldiers, several persons on both sides were killed. Fifteen Copperheads were arrested and sent to Fort Delaware at Newcastle, Delaware. On AL's order they were returned to Coles County. Only two were ever tried, and they were found not guilty. The notes for this interview are apparently the basis of the account of Hanks's visit to Washington given in more detail in H&W (1889), 518 — 20.

Note from page 654: 3. This paragraph was written in the margin. At the top of the page: Abrahm Endloe was only 16 years old at time of Thos Ls marriage.

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Hanks, Dennis. 'Dennis Hanks (Jesse W. Weik Interview)' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: interview]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=herndon653.html
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