Letter, 1865 May 12, Cincinnati, Ohio [to] Oliver P. Morton, Indianapolis.

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Miller, Silas F., fl. 1865. Letter, 1865 May 12, Cincinnati, Ohio [to] Oliver P. Morton, Indianapolis.

Letter, 1865 May 12, Cincinnati, Ohio [to] Oliver P. Morton, Indianapolis.

The collection consists of a three page letter, May 12, 1865, from Miller in Cincinnati to Morton in Indianapolis, asking Morton to exercise clemency for Copperheads Lambdin P. Milligan, William A. Bowles, and Stephen Horsey. Milligan and Horsey were scheduled to be executed for treason; Morton worked to have the sentence commuted.

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Milligan, Lambdin P

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Sons of liberty

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Miller, Silas F., fl. 1865.

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Miller, of the Galt House in Louisville, Ky., was a supporter of Indiana governor Oliver P. Morton. From the description of Letter, 1865 May 12, Cincinnati, Ohio [to] Oliver P. Morton, Indianapolis. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 19771778 ...

Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877

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Indiana lawyer, judge, and Republican politician. Morton served as the state's lieutenant governor in 1861, and as governor from 1861 to 1867. In 1867 he was elected to the U.S. Senate, and served there until his death. From the description of Oliver P. Morton papers, 1861-1876. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 27970020 14th Governor of Indiana, 1861-1867; United States Senator from Indiana, 1867-1877. From the description of Autographs o...