Campfire songs booklet
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Abraham was a prominent farmer and Republican leader who served in the state senate from 1882 to 1884. In 1911, he was elected commander of the Iowa Department of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.). He was also a well-known singer who sang army songs at G.A.R. campfires and reunions, often with W.H.H. Willeford. Abraham passed away at his home in Mount Pleasant, Iowa on July 23, 1920.
"Abraham Unanimous Choice for Presidency of Department G.A.R." Muscatine Journal (Iowa), June 16, 1911. https://www.newspapers.com.
"Curtis' Soldier Died Last Night: Capt. Lot Abraham of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa Passed Away at His Home." The Daily Gate City and Constitution-Democrat (Keokuk, Iowa), July 24, 1920. https://www.newspapers.com.
FindaGrave.com. "Lot Abraham." Find a Grave Memorial no. 50792368. Accessed May 10, 2021. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/50792368/lot-abraham.
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