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Union Party (1864) [Union Party 1864 presidential election ticket for Ohio]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08481 Author/Creator: Union Party (1864) Place Written: Ohio Type: Document Date: 1864 Pagination: 1 ticket ; 21 x 7.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Lists Abraham Lincoln for President and Andrew Johnson for Vice President. Also lists electors for the state. Printed in blue with orange emblematic image of an eagle and flags. A patriotic emblem, "Rally 'round the Flag, Boys! Rally once again!" is printed on verso.

Background Information:

People: Union Party, 1864
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: PresidentVice PresidentElectionPoliticsGovernment and CivicsAmerican FlagPatriotism

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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