From the ECW Archives: The Man Who Almost Became Lincoln’s Successor

Hamlin

As Vice President Andrew Johnson ascends to the presidency 150 years ago, consider the man who might have been in that place instead: Hannibal Hamlin, vice president during Lincoln’s first term. ECW’s Chris Mackowski visited Hamlin’s grave in the vice president’s home town of Bangor, Maine. Read about Hamlin here.

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