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Lincoln-signed copy of the Thirteenth Amendment on display at the Virginia Historical Society

In conjunction with Richmond’s citywide Civil War & Emancipation Day activities, the Virginia Historical Society will display (for one weekend only!) an original congressional copy of the Thirteenth Amendment Resolution that ended slavery in the United States. The rare document is one of only thirteen copies signed by President Abraham Lincoln, Vice President Hannibal Hamlin, […]