Even more trivia

James Humes. Which President Killed a Man? Tantalizing Trivia and Fun Facts about Our Chief Executives and First Ladies. New York: MJF Books, 2003.
P 51: The first time soldiers were given the right to vote away from home made the difference in electing this president. Who was the President?
“‘The Military Vote’
Abraham Lincoln. In 1864, Congress passed the law allowing members of the military away from home to vote. President Lincoln has strongly backed the legislation; he was very popular among enlisted men. That and the farm vote won him the election. The military vote for Lincoln exceeded 70 percent.” [Note: this was the first election in which William McKinley voted.]

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