Hannibal Hamlin Stood Up
08.21.2019 - By Vice Presidents of The United States Podcast
When his name was added to the ticket in 1860, Hannibal Hamlin's Lincoln's first vice-president was pleased to see a supportive sign that combined the two names of the candidates and read "Abrahamlicon." The campaign sign however, would not reflect the limited relationship between Hamlin and the nation's most revered President that he served under. Nor would it reflect the accomplishment of a long-serving Senator who was a key fighter against slavery in the United States.