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Lincoln Wins the 1864 Election With Immigrant Votes

Lincoln's German secretary John Nicolay was his eyes and ears during the 1864 campaign.

Lincoln Wins the 1864 Election With Immigrant Votes

by Patrick Young, Esq. on December 10, 2014  

Immigrant voters played a key role in the wartime election.

Immigrants and the Election of 1864

The most important election in our nation's history?

Immigrants and the Election of 1864

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 20, 2014  

McClellan V. Lincoln

Lincoln and the Immigrants

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 20, 2014  

An index of articles from The Immigrants' Civil War on Lincoln.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: The Germans

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 20, 2014  

An index to our articles on German immigrants during the Civil War.

Lincoln’s German Lawyer Comes Out Swinging in the Election of 1864

Lincoln's opponent in the 1864 Election was George "Little Mac" McClellan.

Lincoln’s German Lawyer Comes Out Swinging in the Election of 1864

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 18, 2014  

German law professor Francis Lieber would leave the classroom to fight for the reelection of Abraham Lincoln in 1864.

Lincoln’s Germans and the Election of 1864

It was uncertain if Lincoln would even be the nomineee of his party in the Election of 1864.

Lincoln’s Germans and the Election of 1864

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 7, 2014  

Three German immigrants played important roles in the campaign to reelect Abraham Lincoln.

Carl Schurz’s Civil War

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 3, 2014  

The Immigrants' Civil War.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: Bigotry Against the Foreign-Born

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 24, 2014  

From the Know Nothings to the Klan.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: Index of Indexes

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 24, 2014  

The Immigrants' Civil War

Lincoln and the Superiority of the “Negro” Over the Irish

Lincoln was depicted as Abraham Africanus, or Abraham of Africa, in Democratic propaganda.

Lincoln and the Superiority of the “Negro” Over the Irish

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 22, 2014  

A pamphlet urging the intermarriage of freed slaves and Irish women was an important contribution to the Election of 1864.

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