"The 'Rail-Splitter' at Work Repairing the Union"

This cartoon depicts Abraham Lincoln with a rail and Andrew Johnson with a thread and needle attempting to sew the Union back together. Johnson was a tailor by trade. Lincoln says to vice president Johnson, "A few more stitches ANDY and the good old UNION will be mended!" Johnson responds: "Take it quietly UNCLE ABE and I will draw it closer than ever!!"

Date:
1864
Original Format:
Cartoon
Item#:
16.139
Height:
1951px
Width:
2511px
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