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Collection Reference Number GLC08424
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1860s 
Title Address of the Union State Central Committee upon the constitutional amendment extending the elective franchise to citizen soldiers in the field
Date 27 July 1864
Author Union State Central Committee  
Document Type Broadside
Content Description Printed signature of James G. Batterson as Chairman. Title continues, "...extending the elective franchise to citizen soldiers in the field." Appeals to voters to approve elective franchise for soldiers in time for them to be able to vote in the 1864 Presidential election. Printed sheet. Lists the members of the Union State Central Committee.
Subjects US Constitution  Civil War  Military History  Suffrage  Union Forces  Election  President    
People Batterson, James G. (1823-1901)  
Place written Hartford, Connecticut
Theme The American Civil War; Government & Politics; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945