Who was the vice president during the civil war?
Hannibal Hamlin during Lincoln's 1st term, and Andrew Johnson during his 2nd.
Andrew Johnson was Abraham Lincoln's running mate in the 1864 election during the civil war. Lincoln was re-elected and Johnson replaced Hannibal Hamlin as vice president, becoming Lincoln's second vice president. When Lincoln was assassinated after the war, Johnson would become the 17th US President.
Abraham Lincoln the 16th President of the United States, who served during the American Civil War had two different Vice-Presidents his first was Hannibal Hamlin and then for his second term, in an effort to sway more Democrats to his side choose Democrat Andrew Johnson who would become the 17th President of the United States when Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.