The most troubling error was when the statement was made that Lincoln and his men created counterfeit tickets to the convention floor to seat Lincoln delegates. Not true. For two reasons. First the delegates were known to each other within the individual states. Therefore the seating of an non-elected delegate would be impossible. Secondly, the writer of the program did not understand what really happened. Those opposing Lincoln were attending a parade when the convention doors opened that morning. Consequently, the Lincoln strategists decided to fill the galleries with vocal pro Lincoln supporters. This was not the distribution of fake floor credentials. It was simply the issuance of seats in the viewers sections to those who favored Lincoln.
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