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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.

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 October 15, 2014  

McClellan V. Lincoln

Immigrants, Race, and Emancipation

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 15, 2014  

The Immigrants' Civil War looks at immigrant racial attitudes and reactions to slavery and Emancipation.

The Immigrants Civil War: The Irish

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 15, 2014  

Index of articles on Irish during the Civil War.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: The Jews

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 15, 2014  

An index of articles on Jewish immigrants during the Civil War.

Lincoln and the Immigrants

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 15, 2014  

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

August Belmont: The German Jewish Immigrant Who Led the Opposition to Lincoln in 1864

The leader of the Democratic Party in 1864 was an immigrant from Germany.

August Belmont: The German Jewish Immigrant Who Led the Opposition to Lincoln in 1864

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 15, 2014  

August Belmont, the man behind the Belmont Stakes, was a leading banker and Democratic leader.

Election 1864: The Immigrant Voter & Abraham Lincoln

The Election of 1864 was the most momentous in United States history.

Election 1864: The Immigrant Voter & Abraham Lincoln

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 30, 2014  

Lincoln was not an icon when he ran for reelection in 1864. He was a politician weighted with a grinding war and a troubled economy.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: The Germans

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 28, 2014  

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

The Immigrants’ Civil War in Missouri

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 28, 2014  

The Immigrants' Civil War.

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