Gold Dollar - The 1864 Gold Dollar had a slightly smaller
mintage than the 1863 piece, but it is found much more often.
A large number of high-end pieces have been certified. Two
MS69 pieces are known, yet the date is elusive in quantity
for most grades.
In 1864 General Ulysses S. Grant became
commander of all Union forces. Lincoln was reelected president
over Democrat George McClellan, his former general. Only
votes were cast in states that had not attempted to secede
from the Union. Lincoln carried Louisiana and Tennessee,
both of which were by then Union occupied. General Sherman’s
March to the Sea is the name given to the Savannah Campaign
in which Sherman captured Atlanta and Savannah. Sherman
operated without supply lines or communication within enemy