Photograph, Sketch of Abraham Lincoln by Joseph H. Diss Debar drawn at Willard's Hotel in Washington in 1864. Lincoln visited Harpers Ferry on October 1, 1862 after Union forces retook the town and signed the statehood bill creating West Virginia on December 31, 1862. Joseph H. Diss Debar Collection, West Virginia State Archives

Photographs: 1862

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