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Lincoln and Douglas hold their third debate in Jonesboro, Illinois

Union County, Illinois, 1857
09/15/1858
Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas hold their third debate in southern Illinois Union County at Jonesboro.  Slavery was a prominent topic at this meeting.
Source Citation: 
Allen C. Guelzo, Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates that Defined America (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2008), 171-172.
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