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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864
|1864 Union election ticket
|Union Party (1864)
|Union ticket from San Francisco, California for Abraham Lincoln of Illinois as President and Andrew Johnson of Tennessee as Vice President. Lists presidential electors from each district. Also prints the candidate for member of Congress, First District, Donald C. McRuer of San Francisco. Verso of ticket is printed with an image of three ships in battle, the Alabama, the Deerhound, and the Kearsarge.
|Union Government and Civics Politics Election President Vice President American West Congress Patriotic Stationery and Postal Covers Navy
|Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875) McRuer, Donald C. (1826-1898)
|San Francisco, California
|The Presidency; Government & Politics
|Papers and Images of the American Civil War
|On 19 June 1864, the Union Kearsarge sank the Confederate Alabama near Cherbourg, France. Some Confederates aboard the Alabama escaped to England aboard the nearby British yacht Deerhound.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945