Immigrants and the Election of 1864

The most important election in our nation's history?

This page lists articles on the Election of 1864.

1. 1864 Election: The Immigrant Voter & Abraham Lincoln

2. August Belmont: The German Jewish Immigrant Who Led the Opposition to Lincoln’s 1864 Reelection

3. Lincoln and the Superiority of the “Negro” over the Irish

4. Lincoln’s Germans and the Election of 1864

5. Lincoln’s German Lawyer Comes Out Swinging in the Election of 1864

6. Lincoln Wins the Election of 1864 With Immigrant Votes

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Patrick Young blogs daily for Long Island Wins. He is the Downstate Advocacy Director of the New York Immigration Coalition and Special Professor of Immigration Law at Hofstra School of Law. He served as the Director of Legal Services and Program at Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN) for three decades before retiring in 2019. Pat is also a student of immigration history and the author of The Immigrants' Civil War.