Lincoln and the Soldiers' Vote in 1864

Judge Williams, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island, talked about the reasons that 70 percent of the soldiers of the Union… read more

Judge Williams, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island, talked about the reasons that 70 percent of the soldiers of the Union Army voted for Lincoln in the 1864 election. Lincoln’s opponent was General George McClellan. He showed many pictures from the book. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions.

Mr. Williams has written 11 books about President Lincoln, including Judging Lincoln. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
184446-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Dec 28, 2004
Last Aired:
Jun 21, 2009

Airing Details

  • Dec 28, 2004 | 1:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 28, 2004 | 6:04pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 29, 2004 | 8:48am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2004 | 2:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 20, 2009 | 11:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 20, 2009 | 5:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 20, 2009 | 11:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 21, 2009 | 5:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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