Sword stolen from Lincoln's tomb


Someone has stolen a piece of Lincoln's tomb.

A 3-foot long copper sword is gone ...

It's normally attached to a bronze statue of a civil war artillery officer.

The Illinois Historic Preservation society says the sword was stolen sometime between September and earlier this month. No other part of the statue was damaged.

This is the first reported theft at the site since the 1890's ... when the same sword was stolen.

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