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The 1864 National Union National Convention was the United States presidential nominating conventions of the National Union Party, which was a name adopted by the main faction of the Republican Party in a coalition with some War Democrats after some-Republicans nominated John Fremont over Lincoln. During the Convention, the party officially called for the end of The Civil War, the eradication of slavery and the adoption of the Emancipation Proclamation.
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    • Background 

    • Party platform 

    • Presidential vote 

    • The vice presidential vote