General Robert E. Lee concentrated his Confederate Army of Northern Virginia near Sharpsburg as Major General George B. McClellan’s Federal Army of the Potomac approached.
November 10, 1864 – President Abraham Lincoln delivered a speech to serenaders after his reelection was confirmed. Although all returns had not yet been received
November 8, 1864 – Abraham Lincoln won reelection, thus ensuring that the war to destroy the Confederacy and reunite the Union would continue. The presidential
November 7, 1864 – By November, most pundits believed that President Abraham Lincoln and his Republican party would win the upcoming elections. However, the Republicans
Letter from Cyrus H. Lewis of the 1st Missouri Engineers to his parents. Head Qrts. 1st Regt. Engrs. Mo. Vols. Atlanta, Ga. Nov. 3, 1864
October 31, 1864 – Party unity, statehood for Nevada, and recent military success worked to shift momentum in favor of President Abraham Lincoln’s reelection. As