Museum Reveals Engraving Hidden in Lincoln's Watch

by Benjamin Domenech on 11:38 pm March 10, 2009

After nearly 150 years, a story handed down an Irish family line of an engraving within Abraham Lincoln’s pocket watch proves true at the National Museum of American History. “Jonathan Dillon April 13 1861” declares “Thank God we have a government” as the first shots of war are fired. We are not now so different.

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