Vallandigham, Clement L. (Clement Laird), 1820-1871

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Ohio lawyer and politician. As a member of Congress from 1858 to 1863 he became a leader of the Peace Democrats or Copperheads, who opposed secession but urged compromise and negotiation for peace on any terms to avoid prolonging the Civil War.

From the description of Envelope : to Gulian C. Verplanck, [between 1858 and 1863]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617084

American Politician.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to an unidentified recipient, 1862 Jan. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574002

Ohio lawyer and politician who served as a member of the U.S. Congress, 1858-1863. During the Civil War he became the leader of the Peace Democrats, also known as the Copperheads, who supported negotiating with the Southern states to end the War.

From the description of Speech of Hon. C.L. Vallandigham, of Ohio : in the House of Representatives, July 10, 1861 : broadside. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863774

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referencedIn Tod, David, 1805-1868. Papers 1862-1864. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Baird family. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn French, George Oscar, 1844-1865. George Oscar French family papers, 1857-1888; bulk: 1862-1865. Vermont Historical Society
referencedIn Niles, Orsamus Elliott, b. ca. 1825. Papers 1835-1881. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876. Vallandigham and Laird family papers, 1793-1871 [microform]. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883. Alexander Hamilton Stephens collection, 1800-1899. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Love, John C., 1840-1877. John C. Love papers, 1861-1864 [microform] University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn A nest of Copperheads [graphic]. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Scoville, S. S., Dr. Papers, 1871 June 16. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876. Blair family papers, 1755-1968 (bulk 1829-1892). Library of Congress
referencedIn Manton Marble Papers, 1838-1916, (bulk 1864-1898) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn William Medill Papers, 1834-1864 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Marble, Manton, 1834-1917. Manton Marble papers, 1838-1916 (bulk 1864-1898). Library of Congress
referencedIn Klement, Frank L. Papers, 1926-2000. Marquette University Raynor Memorial Library, John P. Raynor Library
referencedIn Trescott, Samuel C. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Southard, Samuel L. (Samuel Lewis), 1787-1842. Political papers, 1761-1926. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Boys, Alexander St. Clair, 1817-1868. Papers 1826-1868. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn James H. Campbell papers, Campbell, James H. papers, 1861-1866 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Plattenburg, Ellen. Letters, 1864, 1865. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Rice, Charles Elmer. Papers 1735-1924. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Morton, J. Sterling (Julius Sterling), 1832-1902. Morton family papers, 1814-1953 (bulk 1852-1934). Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Carter, W. (William). Papers 1850-1867. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Vallandigham, Clement L. (Clement Laird), 1820-1871. Papers, 1865 Nov. 26. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Vallandigham, Clement L. (Clement Laird), 1820-1871. Papers 1849-1858 Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Clendenen family. Clendenen family papers, 1855-1972. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Vallandigham, Clement L. (Clement Laird), 1820-1871. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Cartes-de-visite of Confederate generals and other Civil War figures [manuscript], 1860-1865. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Coleman, Charles H. (Charles Hubert), 1900-. Charles H. Coleman collection, 1918-1977. Eastern Illinois University, Booth Library
referencedIn Busbey, William H. Papers, 1861-1864. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. David Davis papers, 1815-1964 (bulk 1815-1886). Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Vallandigham, Clement Laird, 1820-1871. Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to an unidentified recipient, 1862 Jan. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Vallandigham, Clement L. (Clement Laird), 1820-1871. Envelope : to Gulian C. Verplanck, [between 1858 and 1863]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Bridge, E. T. (Edmund T.), 1837-1900. Letters, October 18 and December 9, 1863. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885. George Brinton McClellan papers, 1783-1898 (bulk 1850-1885). Library of Congress
creatorOf Vallandigham, Clement L. (Clement Laird), 1820-1871. Speech of Hon. C.L. Vallandigham, of Ohio : in the House of Representatives, July 10, 1861 : broadside. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882. Thurlow Weed papers, 1838-1891. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Campbell, James Butler, 1808-1883. James Butler Campbell papers, 1826-1901. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Eastwood, Earl. Vallandigham collection, 1933-1977 (bulk 1933-1942). Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky Guide Project Office
referencedIn Shearer, Frank. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Medill, William, 1802-1865. William Medill papers, 1834-1864. Library of Congress
creatorOf Vallandigham, Clement L. (Clement Laird), 1820-1871. Letter : Dayton, [Ohio], to Coffin and Mitchell, [Cincinnati, Ohio?], [18]54 June 20. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Tenney, Charles, fl. 1861-1863. Correspondence of Charles Tenney with Adelaide Case, 1861-1863. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Morrison, Silas. Silas Morrison letters, 1862-1865 [microform]. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn United States. Army of the Cumberland. Letter, 1863. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Medill, William, 1802-1865. Papers 1836-1856. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Vallandigham, Clement L. (Clement Laird), 1820-1871. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn 116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Sutler Letter, 1863 Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
referencedIn Copperheads worshiping their idol [graphic]. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Speed, James, 1812-1887. Speed, James 1812-1887 1863-1876 Papers. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Brown, Lucius Franklin, 1839-1863. Lucius Franklin Brown papers, 1858-1863 [microform]. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Vallandigham, Clement L. (Clement Laird), 1820-1871. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Sickels, Thomas Norwood, 1839-1923. Correspondence, 1862-1865. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Dow family. Dow family Part I Letters 1861-1888. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Ohio man. Memorandum, June 1863. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Van Vlack, Alonzo A., d.1896. Letters, 1864. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Northend, William Dummer, 1823-1902. William Dummer Northend family papers, 1673-1965. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Gierhart, A. L. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn George Brinton McClellan Papers, 1783-1898, (bulk 1850-1885) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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associatedWith Baird family. family
associatedWith Boys, Alexander St. Clair, 1817-1868. person
associatedWith Bridge, E. T. (Edmund T.), 1837-1900. person
associatedWith Brown, Lucius Franklin, 1839-1863. person
associatedWith Busbey, William H. person
associatedWith Butler-Gunsaulus Collection (University of Chicago. Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Campbell, James Butler, 1808-1883. person
associatedWith Campbell, James Hepburn, 1820-1895 person
associatedWith Carter, W. (William) person
associatedWith Clendenen family. family
associatedWith Coleman, Charles H. person
associatedWith Davis, David, 1815-1886. person
associatedWith Democratic Party (Ohio) corporateBody
associatedWith Dow family. family
associatedWith Eastwood, Earl. person
associatedWith French, George Oscar, 1844-1865. person
associatedWith Gierhart, A. L. person
associatedWith Klement, Frank L. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. person
associatedWith Love, John C., 1840-1877. person
correspondedWith Marble, Manton, 1834-1917. person
correspondedWith McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885. person
correspondedWith Medill, William, 1802-1865. person
associatedWith Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, collector. corporateBody
associatedWith Morrison, Silas. person
associatedWith Morton, J. Sterling (Julius Sterling), 1832-1902. person
associatedWith Niles, Orsamus Elliott, b. ca. 1825. person
associatedWith Northend, William Dummer, 1823-1902. person
associatedWith Ohio man. person
associatedWith Plattenburg, Ellen. person
associatedWith Rice, Charles Elmer. person
associatedWith Scoville, S. S., Dr. person
associatedWith Shankman, Arnold. person
associatedWith Shearer, Frank. person
associatedWith Sickels, Thomas Norwood, 1839-1923. person
associatedWith Speed, James, 1812-1887. person
associatedWith Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883. person
associatedWith Tenney, Charles, fl. 1861-1863. person
associatedWith Tod, David, 1805-1868. person
associatedWith Trescott, Samuel C. person
associatedWith United States. Army of the Cumberland. corporateBody
associatedWith Van Vlack, Alonzo A., d.1896. person
associatedWith Verplanck, Gulian C. (Gulian Crommelin), 1786-1870, person
associatedWith Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Dayton (Ohio)
Ohio
United States
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Newspaper publishing
Copperhead movement
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Birth 1820-07-29

Death 1871-06-17

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