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Civil War Trust

One Kind of Patriotism

June 27, 1863
Harper's Weekly

The following is a political cartoon depicting Lincoln and the Northern Democrats.

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One Kind of Patriotism

“Resolved, That, as Democrats, we ‘are determined to adopt no Affirmative Policy,’ but merely to embarrass the Government by every means in our power, and especially by sympathizing with Traitors, and trying in every way to tie the hand of the President!”
“Resolved, That we base our claim to Popular Favor on the slowness and inefficiency of the Administration in putting down the Rebellion!”

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