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Lincoln and Douglas hold their final debate in Alton, Illinois

Alton, Illinois, 1858
10/15/1858
Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas wind up their seven debate series with a visit to the riverside town of Alton, Illinois.
Source Citation: 
Allen C. Guelzo, Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates that Defined America (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2008), 257.
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