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The Presidential election of 1860: National Results… and results in the Shenandoah Valley

November 6, 2010 by


On this day, 150 years ago, people voted… and, laid-out on maps, the results were as follows (the top map is much more detailed, but I regret to say, I can’t find a better image): In the Shenandoah Valley, the the popular vote was… County Abraham Lincoln (Republican) John Bell (Constitutional Union) John C. Breckinridge […]

Crunching the number of votes between elections and the referendum on secession in the Shenandoah

April 10, 2008 by


Speaking of crunched… ohhhhh, with only three weeks left in the semester, I’ve been crunched to find time to make a post. However, I can’t let go of this issue of the number of votes casts in the Shenandoah between 1856-1860, and the significant number of apparent absences at the polls when it came to […]

Returns for the 1856 Presidential & 1859 Gubernatorial Vote in the Shenandoah Valley

April 4, 2008 by


Still need the returns for the 1860 Presidential election, but, in the meantime, this is a start. The quick and handy source for information about the 1856 Presidential election returns in Virginia and the 1859 Virginia Gubernatorial returns is The Virginia Civil War Home Page: County Millard Fillmore (Whig) 1856 James Buchanan (Democrat) 1856 William […]


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