The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice of the Capital Region
Advertisement
Promotions

Lincoln’s connections to Amsterdam

  • FACEBOOK
  • TWITTER
  • GOOGLE+
  • LINKEDIN
  • PRINT
  • E-MAIL
Text Size: A | A

A new movie is focusing attention on Abraham Lincoln and his political skills after being elected to a second term. Lincoln carried both the town of Amsterdam and Montgomery County in 1860. Lincoln trailed General George McClellan by 391 votes in Montgomery County in the 1864 election, although Lincoln did carry the town of Amsterdam by 131 votes that year. Lincoln’s funeral train stopped in Amsterdam at 5:25 p.m. on April 26, 1865, on its ...


You Must Log-In or Subscribe to Continue Subscription Offer Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00

Advertisement

comments

There are currently no posts. Be the first to comment on this story.
Advertisement