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Friday, May 21, 2010

The Announcement of President Abraham Lincoln's Assassination in Pelham, NY on April 15, 1865

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Hart Island, near City Island, once was part of the Town of Pelham.  During the latter part of the Civil War, Hart Island was used to house Confederate Prisoners of War.  There is an interesting published account of the announcement made to the Confederate prisoners

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