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While out one Sunday afternoon, Laura Wilson and two friends took pictures of the cemeteries in Harper County.  They tried to find some tombstones that we thought would be interesting.  Attica Cemetery blessed us with two outstanding markers. One of a Civil War nurse and another that had known the president, Abraham Lincoln, who also had his own political views inscribed on his marker. 

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Attica1.jpg (44196 bytes)  Harriet E. Johnson
Born Dec. 4, 1809
Died Jan 24, 1896
Civil War Nurse

Attica2.jpg (61003 bytes)  Mr. V. Grigsby - view #1
Went to school with Lincoln's brother. 
To Aaron Grigsby who married Abe Lincoln's oldest sister. 
Visited in Whitehouse.

Attica3.jpg (60920 bytes)  Mr. V. Grigsby - view #2

Attica4.jpg (35435 bytes)    Mr. V. Grigsby - view #3
Died Apr. 16, 1890

 

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