Civil War

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The Bunnell Newspaper Clippings

SRC NO. N1

NEWSPAPER: Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
DATE: 27 November 1969
AUTHOR: Associated Press
ORIGINAL WITH COMPILER

FATHER SEALED LINCOLN'S CASKET,
WOMAN SAYS
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BLOOMINGTON, Ill, (AP)- Mrs. Pearl Bunnell, 92, who was born in Springfield, Ill., in 1877, said she remembers her father revealing to her that he "had the honor" of sealing Lincoln's casket. He was part of the Abraham Lincoln memorial guard. "He was sworn to secrecy and he never talked about it," she said.

Notes from "The Bunnell/Bonnell Newsletter," Volume IX, No. 3. 1 July 1995, by Mr. William R. Austin, Laceyville, Pa. "Mrs. Pearl Bunnell, whose maiden name was Pearl Hopkins, was the wife of Bert M. Bunnell CB341168, son of Watson Allen, son of Allen T., son of Benjamin, son of William Bunnell, the immigrant."


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