LINCOLN’S FUNERAL TRAIN STOPS IN CHICAGO

 

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Lincoln’s Funeral

by Will Ripes

My name is Gregory and I am originally from southern Mississippi. I grew up on a white person’s farm as a slave with the rest of my family. Once Lincoln became president and put forth the Emancipation Proclamation, me and my family {WHO IS IN YOUR FAMILY?} were all freed from our owner. We didn’t know what to do so we headed north and settled in Pennsylvania.  

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