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Wilson, Douglas L., ed; Davis, Rodney O., ed. 'Register of Informants' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: history]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=herndon737.html


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Dresser, Thomas W. (1837-1907).

Dresser's father, Charles, married AL and Mary Todd in 1842. At the outbreak of

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the Civil War the Virginia-born Dresser volunteered to serve the Confederacy. He was captured and in December 1862 returned to Springfield, where he had been raised. Completing a medical degree in New York, he began a practice in Springfield in 1864 and attended MTL in her final illness. (Wallace; History of Sagamon County; Illinois State Journal, April 28, 1907)

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed; Davis, Rodney O., ed. 'Register of Informants' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: history]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=herndon737.html
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