The U.S. Congress begins debating on how to pay for the war, while the anti-war minority makes its voice heard.
The U.S. House of Representatives finally approves a compromise measure, but for many it seems too little too late.
September 8, 1864 – Former General-in-Chief George B. McClellan officially accepted the presidential nomination by the Democratic Party. However, he alienated the peace wing of
August 29, 1864 – Delegates assembled at Chicago to nominate an opponent for Abraham Lincoln, but they were split over how to deal with the
October 13, 1863 – Various northern states held elections for local and state offices. Since these states were considered crucial to the war effort, President
June 11, 1863 – Exiled Copperhead Clement L. Vallandigham was nominated to run for governor of Ohio, and President Abraham Lincoln issued a response to