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    The Soldiers' Home.  The Soldiers' Home still stands in Washington, D.C.  Lincoln Cottage, a small cabin the First Family used as an urban vacation home and the site of the writing of the Emancipation Proclamation, sits on the Home's grounds.  As the city filled with the gruesome backwash of war Lincoln refused to insulate himself.  He made a number of trips to the Soldiers' Home to spend time with the men he commanded. 

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    The Soldiers' Home.  The Soldiers' Home still stands in Washington, D.C.  Lincoln Cottage, a small cabin the First Family used as an urban vacation home and the site of the writing of the Emancipation Proclamation, sits on the Home's grounds.  As the city filled with the gruesome backwash of war Lincoln refused to insulate himself.  He made a number of trips to the Soldiers' Home to spend time with the men he commanded. 

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