"Election-Day. 8th November."
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- Who Counts? A Look at Voter Rights through Political Cartoons
Thomas Nast’s celebration of the Republican Party’s election victory in 1864 (the “Union” ticket) shows, in a vignette within the engraving, soldiers casting their ballots by openly dropping them into “U.S.M[ail]” letter boxes.
See also, "Soldiers Mailing Their Votes," a detail view.