417 - The Plot to Steal Abraham Lincoln's Body

In 1875 an audacious plot to steal President Abraham Lincoln's body was hatched by a rag tag gang of criminals - it's fair to say things didn't go plan! This is the 7th most voted for topic in this year's Block festival, enjoy!


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REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:

https://www.americanheritage.com/plot-steal-lincolns-body

https://quod.lib.umich.edu/j/jala/2629860.0029.107/--stealing-lincolns-body?rgn=main;view=fulltext

https://americanhistory.si.edu/lincoln/funeral-procession


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