Re-elected

1864: "Re-Election of Abraham Lincoln": The president defeated former Union Gen. George B. McClellan as decisively at the ballot box as he canned him when McClellan dithered at the head of the Union army. A Chicago Tribune editorial bemoans the paper's lack of results, blaming "difficulties of transmission by telegraph last evening."
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( Chicago Tribune )

1864: "Re-Election of Abraham Lincoln": The president defeated former Union Gen. George B. McClellan as decisively at the ballot box as he canned him when McClellan dithered at the head of the Union army. A Chicago Tribune editorial bemoans the paper's lack of results, blaming "difficulties of transmission by telegraph last evening."

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