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Collection Reference Number GLC03439
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864 
Title 1864 Union election ticket
Date 1864
Author Union Party (1864)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description 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.
Subjects Union  Government and Civics  Politics  Election  President  Vice President  American West  Congress  Patriotic Stationery and Postal Covers  Navy  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875)  McRuer, Donald C. (1826-1898)  
Place written San Francisco, California
Theme The Presidency; Government & Politics
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information 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.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945