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Lincoln and Douglas hold their fourth debate in Charleston, Illinois

Coles County Fairgrounds, Charleston, Illinois, circa 1890
09/18/1858
Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas meet in their fourth debate of  seven in Coles County at the County Fairgrounds in Charleston, Illinois.
Source Citation: 
Allen C. Guelzo, Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates that Defined America (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2008), 188-190.
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