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On this day in the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln is reelected to a second term with Andrew Johnson as his running mate.

Lincoln defeats Democratic candidate George B. McClellan, winning 212 electoral college votes compared to McClellan’s 21.


Campaign poster for the election of 1864

(Credit: Library of Congress)

On this day in the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln is nominated for president by the National Union Convention. Andrew Johnson, a democrat from Tennessee, is nominated for vice-president.