An anti-Lincoln satire, showing the Republican incumbent and his supporters menaced by giant "Copperheads" (Peace Democrats). After a speech on May 1,…
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The editorial cartoons that appeared in newspapers and pamphlets across the U.S. before, during, and after the American Civil War illustrate the deep political divisions that led the nation to war.