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"Evacuation day" March 4th, 1885 - a Democratic dream / Gillam.
"Evacuation day" March 4th, 1885 - a Democratic dream / Gillam.
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Print shows the Republican Party, laying down their arms, lead by Chester A. Arthur, with George M. Robeson, James G. Blaine, Roscoe Conkling, Whitelaw Reid, Carl Schurz, John Sherman, Charles J. Folger, Robert T. Lincoln, John A. Logan, Ulysses S. Grant, James D. Cameron, George F. Hoar, George F. Edmunds, and Henry Ward Beecher, exiting a citadel in the background, and surrendering the presidency to the Democratic Party, lead by newspaper editors Joseph Pulitzer "N.Y. World", Charles A. Dana, and Henry Watterson, with Samuel J. Tilden "Old Ticket", Benjamin F. Butler, Grover Cleveland, Thomas Hendricks, Winfield Scott Hancock, Rutherford B. Hayes, and Thomas F. Bayard on horseback, and Tammany Hall, lead by John Kelly, marching under the banner "To the Victors Belong the Spoils".
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01/01/1883
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Gillam, Bernhard, 1856-1896, artist
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Library of Congress
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