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The Limits of Dissent: Clement L. Vallandigham and the Civil War

The Limits of Dissent: Clement L. Vallandigham and the Civil War

Frank L. Klement reassesses Clement L. Vallandigham, the passionate critic of Lincoln's policies, and history's judgment of him.

Introduction

Chapter 1. Vallandigham and John Brown: A Study in Contrasts

Chapter 2. Vallandigham and Douglas: An Evolving Alliance

Chapter 3. Campaigning for Douglas

Chapter 4. Efforts at Compromise

Chapter 5. At the Crossroads

Chapter 6. “Worse than a Judas”

Chapter 7. Gadfly

Chapter 8. Defeating the Dissenter

Chapter 9. Apostle for Peace

Chapter 10. Seeking Office and Martyrdom

Chapter 11. Arrest and Trial

Chapter 12. Lincoln vs. Vallandigham: Contention for Public Opinion

Chapter 13. A Prisoner Becomes an Exile

Chapter 14. Unwelcome Guest: Vallandigham in Dixie

Chapter 15. Asylum in Canada

Chapter 16. The Gubernatorial Campaign of 1863

Chapter 17. Political Maneuvering and Vallandigham’s Return

Chapter 18. The Democratic National Convention and the Election of 1864

Chapter 19. Stormy Petrel of the Postwar Years

Chapter 20. In Retrospect

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