Author Archives: Sarah Boyd

Election of 1876: Down to One Vote

“Another danger is imminent – a contested result. And we have no such means for its decision as ought to be provided by law. This must be attended to hereafter. We should not be allowed another Presidential election to occur … Continue reading

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McClellan and the Election of 1864: Election Amid the War

“Conscious of my own weakness, I can only seek fervently the guidance of the Ruler of the Universe, and, relying on His all-powerful aid, do my best to restore Union and peace to a suffering people, and to establish and … Continue reading

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