Lincoln, Johnson & the National Union Party Convention of 1864

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Lincoln, Johnson & the National Union Party Convention of 1864

Michael Wunsch discusses the proceedings and key players of the two-day convention held at the Front Street Theater in Baltimore, including an overview of the National Union Party platform, the re-nomination of President Lincoln, and Abraham Lincoln’s role (or non-role) as master ‘wire puller’ behind the decision to replace the sitting vice-president Hannibal Hamlin with lifelong Democrat Andrew Johnson. Presented by the Old Baldy Civil War Roundtable. www.oldbaldycwrt.org Free and open to the public.

  • Camden County College, Blackwood Campus
    200 College Drive, Gloucester Township, NJ, 08012, United States
  • Thursday, Feb 13th, 2020 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
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    Michael Wunsch discusses the proceedings and key players of the two-day convention held at the Front Street Theater in Baltimore, including an overview of the National Union Party platform, the re-nomination of President Lincoln, and Abraham Lincoln’s role (or non-role) as master ‘wire puller’ behind the decision to replace the sitting vice-president Hannibal Hamlin with lifelong Democrat Andrew Johnson. Presented by the Old Baldy Civil War Roundtable. www.oldbaldycwrt.org Free and open to the public.

    200 College Drive, Gloucester Township, NJ, 08012, United States public
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