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Tail of the Ticket Proves Useful

Topic:
John Logan
Source:
Puck
Cartoonist:
Unknown
Date:
August 20, 1884, p. 390
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Senator John Logan, the Republican vice-presidential nominee and former Union general, stands as a cigar-store Indian, advertising veterans' pensions in hopes of enticing Union veterans to support the Republican ticket. Union veterans were an influential voice in American politics for decades after the Civil War, and Congress awarded pensions to increasing numbers of them. Although the veteran in front offers his hand for a reward, both men look skeptically at the vice-presidential candidate.
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