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  Lombard Banner
Author: No authors specified.
Date: 1858

Students of Lombard College at Galesburg, Illinois, presented this banner to Abraham Lincoln on October 7, 1858. Lincoln's fifth debate with Stephen A. Douglas was held at Galesburg that evening. Lincoln later presented the banner to Mark W. Delahay of Leavenworth, who was related to Lincoln by marriage. Delahay used the banner in the 1860 presidential election.

Location of Original: KSHS/Kansas Museum of History         Call Number: 1907.23, CA/Banner
Item Number: 102814              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Delahay, Mark W.; Douglas, Stephen Arnold, 1813-1861; Election, Presidential, 1860; Elections; Flags and banners; Illinois; Leavenworth, Kansas Territory; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lombard College; Objects
Additional Information: http://www.kshs.org/coolabe.htm
 
 

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