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Vallandigham, Clement L.:

THE GREAT CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA. SPEECH OF ...OF OHIO, DELIVERED IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, JANUARY 14, 1863.

Towers, [Washington: 1863] Caption title [as issued], bound in modern wrappers, 16pp, scattered foxing Trimmed closely but no text loss Good+ Vallandigham "delivered a speech in the House Jan 14, , in which he said that the time had come to negotiate a peace, and that prolonging the war would mean that the Northwest would join the South, and the Union be permanently broken His thrusts at the Republicans encouraged the pro-Southern element and the disloyalists in the order of the Sons of Liberty, of which he was commander; they pleased President Davis, and made the Federal administration wince" DAB Vallandigham repeats the canard that Lincoln, before his inauguration, "entered this city under cover of night and in disguise" The North has given up "Constitution, law, right, liberty, all at your demand for arbitrary power that the rebellion might, as you promised, be crushed out in three months and the Union restored" He defends slavery, denounces abolition and every other aspect of the Administration's war policy A few months later Vallandigham was arrested on Lincoln's orders and banished to the Confederacy But he went to Canada, where he campaigned unsuccessfully as the Peace Democrats' candidate for the Ohio governorship later in FIRST EDITION 628 NUC 0019499 [8] Bartlett 5497 Not in Sabin, Monaghan, LCP, Thomson, Eberstadt, Decker


Book Id: 13035

Price: $200.00

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