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Abraham Lincoln - June 1856 Republican National Convention

Time: Wednesday Jun 18, 1856

Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Details: At the June 1856 Republican National Convention, though Lincoln received support to run as vice president, John C. Frémont and William Dayton comprised the ticket, which Lincoln supported throughout Illinois. The Democrats nominated former Secretary of State James Buchanan and the Know-Nothings nominated former Whig President Millard Fillmore.



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