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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.

Lincoln and the Immigrants

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 7, 2014  

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

The Immigrants’ Civil War: The Jews

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 7, 2014  

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

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.

The Immigrants’ Civil War West of the Alleghenies

Rivers were routes of invasion in the West.

The Immigrants’ Civil War West of the Alleghenies

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 28, 2014  

Find all of The Immigrants' Civil War articles on the war in the west here.

The Immigrants Civil War: The Irish

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 19, 2014  

Index of articles on Irish during the Civil War.

Immigrant Women in the Civil War

Marie Tepe is one of the Civil War Era immigrant women who appears in The Immigrants' Civil War.

Immigrant Women in the Civil War

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 19, 2014  

An Index to articles on women immigrants in the Civil War.

A Volcano in Virginia: The Battle of The Crater

Immigrants played a key role in designing, constructing, and detonating one of the most devastating weapons of the Civil War.

A Volcano in Virginia: The Battle of The Crater

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 10, 2014  

A Latino engineer and a Welsh mine foreman teamed up to construct a tunnel that literally blew a hole in the Confederate defenses at Petersburg in July 1864.

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