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Petition to Abraham Lincoln for recruitment of black troops
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Metal pin-back campaign button "IKE"; cutout gold.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was a general in the United States Army, respnsible for leading the Allied Forces in Europe and the subsequent defeat of Germany. He was elected President on the Republican platform in 1952 and won a second term in 1956.
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