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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Unassociated Civil War Documents: Miscellaneous Dates
|1860 and 1864 presidential election Union campaign banner
|Linen Union campaign banner with image of an eagle holding an American flag shield. Banner held in eagle's beak reads [Abraham] Lincoln and [Andrew] Johnson. Printed in red, blue and black. Altered for use in the 1864 election. The original banner had Hannibal Hamlin's name as the vice-presidential candidate but in 1864, Hamlin's name was cut out and Johnson's added. Attached to original stick. Measurements include the stick. The stick measures 49.5 cm long by 1.5 cm wide.
|American Flag American Symbols and Seals Election Politics Government and Civics President Vice President Textile
|Government & Politics; The Presidency
|Papers and Images of the American Civil War
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945