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Collection Reference Number GLC07095
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents: Miscellaneous Dates 
Title 1860 and 1864 presidential election Union campaign banner
Date 1860, 1864
Document Type Object
Content Description 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.
Subjects American Flag  American Symbols and Seals  Election  Politics  Government and Civics  President  Vice President  Textile  
Place written s.l.
Theme Government & Politics; The Presidency
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945