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Lincoln's Last Days

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Lincoln's Last Days - War Department

In this War Department™ episode, Garry Adelman travels to Washington, D.C. and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to find objects and stories associated with President Abraham Lincoln's last days on Earth in April 1865.  Relics such as Lincoln's hat, coat, hair, and blood are all discussed by experts in the field.  The Smithsonian National Museum of American History and the Gettysburg Museum of History are both featured.