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Campaign button from 1864 election

Lincoln campaign button from 1864

Although many of the images on the McClung Digital Collection are photographs or manuscripts, this 1864 campaign button is a prime example of interesting objects in the McClung Historical Collection.  From the estate of the Margaret Patterson family, this button shows a tintype of Abraham Lincoln for President on one side and a tintype of Andrew Johnson for Vice-President on the other side. Margaret Patterson was Andrew Johnson's daughter.