A Quincy "Copperhead"

James W. Singleton was both Lincoln’s friend and a political opponent. Learn why the two former Whigs went different directions and about Singleton’s “Copperhead” opposition to the Civil War.  Also find out how Singleton helped reelect Lincoln as President.

Looking for Exhibits Wayside Exhibits related to Quincy in the Lincoln Era are located at 18 sites. The exhibits provide details about Lincoln, events, local people, and environment that contributed to Lincoln's Quincy story. 

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Address: Southwest Corner of 5th & Maine St. Quincy, Illinois 62301

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