Lincoln Civil War letter to highlight antiques show
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Thousands of antiques and artifacts from the Middle Ages to the Civil War will be traded and bought in Manhattan starting Friday, including a handwritten letter by Abraham Lincoln.
In the terse letter penned on May 21, 1862, the president urges Gen. George B. McClellan to attack the Confederates in Richmond, Va.
"He was getting fed up with Gen. McClellan, who wouldn't engage. McClellan...