Panel Discussion on the Election of 1864

Authors and historians talked about the impact and significance of the 1864 presidential election. Candidates were Abraham Lincoln and General George… read more

Panel Discussion on the Election of 1864 Authors and historians talked about the impact and significance of the 1864 presidential election. Candidates were Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan, Lincoln’s former commander of the Army of the Potomac. President Lincoln, who ran on a platform of emancipation and preservation of the Union, defeated his Democratic opponent, General George McClellan, winning 212 electoral college votes to McClellan’s 21.

The panel took place at symposium on the 1864 presidential election, hosted by the Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia. close

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  • John O'Brien First Vice President Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia
  • Elizabeth R. Varon Professor University of Virginia->Corcoran Department of History
  • Jennifer L. Weber Associate Professor University of Kansas->History Department
  • Jonathan W. White Associate Professor Christopher Newport University->American Studies
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Panel Discussion on the Election of 1864

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 28, 2014 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Nov 29, 2014 | 7:01am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Nov 28, 2014 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 28, 2014 | 7:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 29, 2014 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 29, 2014 | 7:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
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