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Documented and Legendary Accounts of Lincoln's Visits to Wisconsin
Indian Sachem and Leader
Professor, Author and Historian
Zoologist, Professor and University President
Explorer and Author
Legendary Guitarist and Electronics Innovator
Civil War veteran and Trappist Monk
Banker, Politician, Congressman and Railroad Promoter
Fur Trader, Merchant, Judge and Territorial Legislator
Newspaperman, Politician and Inventor
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