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People/Characters: William Bissell

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The Case of Abraham Lincoln by Julie M. FensterIllinois governor
Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour by William C. Davis
Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates that Defined America by Allen C. Guelzo
Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography by Jean H. Baker

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William Henry Bissell (April 25, 1811 – March 18, 1860) was the 11th Governor of the U.S. state of Illinois from 1857 until his death. He was one of the first successful Republican Party candidates, winning the election of 1856 just two years after the founding of his party.

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