President Lincoln Accumulates Support for Reelection

February 24, 1864

On the heels of news of support in Indiana and Ohio for his reelection, President Lincoln meets with a New York political delegation headed by Senator Edwin D.  Morgan.

President Lincoln issues a pass to former Secretary of War Simon Cameron to visit Fortress Monroe – where he will sound out General Benjamin Butler, a former Massachusetts congressman admired by Radical Republicans, about presidential politics.

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