Copper thieves go after Lincoln statue 

Copper thieves have struck at Abraham Lincoln’s burial site in Springfield, Ill. An employee recently noticed that a copper statue atop the tomb was missing a 3-foot-long sword. The statue is of a Civil War artillery officer. The sword was allegedly taken sometime between September and early November. It was broken at the handle.

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