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Hannibal Hamlin was Abraham Lincoln's 1st Vice President and served from 1860-1864. He was replaced in Lincoln's 2nd term by Andrew Johnson who had performed well managing war torn Tennessee. Hamlin is the only sitting Vice President in US History to serve on active military duty. Knowing that he would be leaving office soon, in the summer of 1864, he returned to his home state of Maine, where he had enlisted as a private, and served as an enlisted man protecting the coast.

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*LINCOLN-HAMLIN CAMPAIGN RIBBON ~ A Republican Party campaign ribbon showing portraits of candidates Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin.

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Hannibal Hamlin, 15th Vice President of the U.S. Served under Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. Was the first Republican Vice President.

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RARE 1860s CIVIL WAR / LINCOLN'S WHITE HOUSE CDV PHOTOGRAPH By ALEXANDER GARDNER

RARE 1860s Civil War Lincoln's White House CDV Photograph by Alexander Gardner | eBay

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Hannibal Hamlin bust stick pin, ca. 1860. | In the Swan's Shadow