Ohio National Union Party Ticket for the 1864 Presidential Election

Summary

After a gloomy summer of Union defeats and casualty lists, President Lincoln's re-election hopes seemed slim. But, finally, several Union victories gave him the needed public support to win the 1864 election by a landslide. The phrase "Rally round the Flag, Boys!" was part of a Lincoln-Johnson campaign song modified from the 1862 patriotic song, "The Battle Cry of Freedom."

After a gloomy summer of Union defeats and casualty lists, President Lincoln's re-election hopes seemed slim. But, finally, several Union victories gave him the needed public support to win the 1864 election by a landslide. The phrase "Rally round the Flag, Boys!" was part of a Lincoln-Johnson campaign song modified from the 1862 patriotic song, "The Battle Cry of Freedom."

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.875 in

Width: 2.875 in

Inscriptions

At top: OHIO UNION./ Presidential Ticket./ (Effective November 8, 1864) Below image: "Rally round the Flag, Boys!" At top: For Presdient/ Abraham LIncoln/ OF ILLINOIS./ For Vice President,/ Andrew Johnson/ OF TENNESEE....

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