Hoods quiz -- Win prizes

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Shields Avenue is named after General James Shields, a real estate speculator and U. S. senator. Who did Shields once challenge to a duel?

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The answer is Abraham Lincoln.

Abraham Lincoln is the answer.

Abraham Lincoln.

Hi Mr. Konkol,
The answer to todays quiz is:
General James Shields once challenged Abraham Lincoln to a duel. That was on September 22,1842.
Have a great day. Love your column.
Eric.

Note (received by mark at 4:51 a.m. via email -- about 15 minutes before quiz posted to blog. Man, Eric is an early riser.)

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