Answers to Trivia from the Archives

November 2010

Q.  In November 1864, what party did Abraham Lincoln represent when he sought his historic re-election?

A.  The 'National Union' Party

See the Lincoln-Johnson Election Broadside

Q.  In November 1865, who became the last Confederate officer to surrender his command?

A.  Captain James Waddell, of the CSS Shenandoah.

See 'The Old Rip of the Shenandoah"

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