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By Frank L. Klement

Throughout the American Civil warfare, Clement L. Vallandigham used to be a passionate critic of Abraham Lincoln's regulations and he insisted that no situation, now not even struggle, might deprive a citizen of his correct to oppose governmental coverage. This quantity reviews and reassesses Vallandigham's Civil conflict profession.

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Vallandigham, the numbers may make him smile. RACINE, WISCONSIN STEVEN ok. ROGSTAD 26 "Our struggle and its Historians," Marquette college journal five. four (Summer 1964): 2. 27 Neely, The destiny of Liberty, p. 229; Steven E. Woodworth, ed. , the yank Civil struggle: A guide of Literature and learn (Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996), p. 196. 28 Frank L. Klement, darkish Lanterns: mystery Political Societies, Conspiracies, and Treason Trials within the Civil battle (Baton Rouge: Louisiana kingdom college Press, 1984), p. 6. 29 Eugene C. Murdock, The Civil warfare within the North: A Selective Annotated Bibliography (New York: Garland Publishing, 1987), pp. 724, 726, 733. The booklet lists fifty-three goods for Bearss, thirty for Catton, and twenty-seven for Klement. Woodworth, the yank Civil warfare, pp. 694, 714, 746. web page xxv Acknowledgments i'm indebted for favors and suggestions to many people and several other associations. Dozens of librarians and curators gave very good carrier in making study fabrics on hand and in answering queries. Mr. Gerald Shields, head of the Social technology department of the Dayton and Montgomery County Public Library, and Mr. Conrad F. Weitzel, reference librarian of the Ohio old Society, exemplify those that gave aid past the decision of accountability. 3 Daytonians deserve my unique thank you. Mr. John Drake, president of the Montgomery County old Society, situated the Vallandigham probate documents within the catacombs of the county court docket condo. Mr. Lloyd Ostendorf loaned a few goods from his first-class number of Daytoniana. Mr. Carl M. Becker of the Wright nation college shared with me an curiosity in Midwestern Copperheadism and provided pleasant suggestion and encouragement. Mr. William E. Van Horne of Columbus, Ohio, volunteered details bearing on Vallandigham's go back from exile and his dating to the McGehan brothers. He additionally loaned an unpublished manuscript entitled ''The unusual Deaths of Clement L. Vallandigham and Thomas McGehan. " Marquette college graduate scholars, serving as examine assistants within the background division, gave useful assist in trying out rankings of things within the Congressional Globe, the authentic documents of the Union and accomplice Armies, and in a number of newspapers. leave out Sandra Collins served throughout the 1964-1965 educational 12 months and omit Edith Lechleitner throughout the 1965-1966 time period. 3 gives you backed study journeys to numerous libraries and documents. A furnish from the Graduate study Committee of Marquette college enabled me to accomplish the collection of notes in Dayton and Columbus. The Penrose Fund of the yankee Philosophical Society of Philadelphia sponsored a learn journey into Canada in addition to visits to libraries in Richmond, Philadelphia, manhattan urban, Albany, Rochester, Buffalo, and Cleveland. And a supply through the Midwest examine gives you Corn- web page xxvi mittee (established together by means of the kingdom old Society of Wisconsin and the historical past division of the collage of Wisconsin) lined a number of the bills of a longer remain in Washington, D.

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