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September 25th, 2013
06:33 PM ET

Possible rare image of Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg

He was 6'4" and had an affinity for stovepipe hats, yet it has been tricky spotting Abraham Lincoln in a crowd.

But now former Disney animator, professor, and civil war buff Christopher Oakley claims he spotted Abraham Lincoln in a blurry photo taken moments before he delivered the Gettysburg address 150 years ago.

A few years ago another historian claimed he had spotted Lincoln in the same photo, only his Lincoln was a few feet to the left, and was on a horse. Experts also say his hair and beard appeared a bit too long.

Alas, viewers may never know which Abe – is the honest Abe.

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