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Abraham Lincoln. Scene Of Lincoln - Armstrong Wrestling Match

Store of Denton Offut in New Salem, Illinois, where Abraham Lincoln worked as a clerk. Lincoln famously wrestled Jack Armstrong, head of the Clary Grove gang and a later close friend, in 1831.
Identifier: NYSA_A3045-78_B14114
Date: January 1 1925
Language: English
Repository: New York State Archives
Source: New York State Archives. Instructional glass lantern slides, ca. 1856-1939. Series A3045-78, No. B14114.
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