Mark A. Plummer
Born: 1929 in
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Mark A. Plummer is Professor of History Emeritus, Illinois State University. Biography: N/A
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|Frontier Governor: Samuel J. Crawford of Kansas,
ISBN: 0700600809 OCLC: 197346 University Press of Kansas Lawrence, 
|Lincoln's rail-splitter :
ISBN: 0252026497 OCLC: 45247219 University of Illinois Press, Urbana : ©2001. "Richard James Oglesby is best known for introducing the rail-splitter image into Abraham Lincoln's successful presidential campaign of 1860, and in many ways his career ran parallel to Honest Abe's. This biography of the three-time governor of Illinois offers the first detailed view of a key figure in the great changes that swept Illinois and the country from the Jacksonian era through the Gilded Age."