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People/Characters: Gustav Koerner

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The Case of Abraham Lincoln by Julie M. Fensterspelling of first name varies; politician, soldier, etc.
Lincoln's War Cabinet by Burton Jesse Hendrick
We Are Lincoln Men: Abraham Lincoln and His Friends by David Herbert Donald

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Gustav Philipp Koerner, also spelled Gustave or Gustavus Koerner (20 November 1809 – 9 April 1896) was a revolutionary, journalist, lawyer, politician, judge, and statesman in Illinois and Germany and a Colonel of the U.S. Army who was a confessed enemy of slavery. He married on 17 June 1836 in Belleville Sophia Dorothea Engelmann (16 November 1815 – 1 March 1888), they had 9 children. He belonged to the co-founders and was one of the first members of the Grand Old Party; and he was a close confidant of Abraham Lincoln and his wife Mary Todd and had an essential role in his nomination and election for president in 1860.

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