Begins with MS PAN of Wendell Phillips addressing a crowd in front of a building, a woman holds an umbrella over him, another umbrella in FG. Cuts to MCU of Abraham Lincoln at his desk writing and dipping his pen in ink. Cuts to MS of Horace Greeley smoking a cigar and standing next to a podium addressing someone who is writing down what he says in a notebook which is visible in FG. Cuts to MS of soldiers and other men sitting on stairs outside of a house, a man emerges from the door with his arm in a bloody sling. Cuts to MCU of a Union soldier reading a newspaper and looking on at the man in a sling, he talks to a man sitting next to him.