Morrissey vs. Poole: Politics, Prizefighting and The Murder of Bill the Butcher

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On July 26, 1854, World Prizefighting Champion John Morrissey challenged part-time prize-fighter and New York Whig enforcer William "Bill the Butcher" Poole to a street fight. The fight at the Amos Street Pier proved a humilation for the champion. The bad blood between the Tammany Hall enforcers led by Morrissey and Know-Nothing enforcers led by Poole culiminated in Stanwix Hall on February 25, 1855. The outcome would lead to three trials and a twenty-year campaign to rebuild a reputation.

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Ken Zimmerman Jr. is a married father of three, who lives in the St. Louis, MO Metro Area. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Political Science and a Minor in History from Washington University in St. Louis. In addition to these interests and genealogy, he is a Black Belt in Taekwondo and holds rank in several other martial arts.

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