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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

November 09, 1862

Bill Arp Letter to Abe “Linkhorn” Published

The Southern Confederacy of Atlanta published a letter from Charles Henry Smith, alias Bill Arp, poking fun at Abe “Linkhorn,” while expressing one of the prevailing racial notions of the times.

Image of Bill Arp Letter to Abe “Linkhorn” Published Southern Confederacy
Digital Library of Georgia
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