This edition of George H. Porter’s Ohio Politics During the Civil War Period offers a new generation of readers insight into the sentiments that shaped Buckeye State legislators and laws through the 1860s.
Originally published in 1911less than fifty years after the events describedthis book provides intriguing detail not often found in more general treatments of the Civil War: of the Union Party’s organization and work, of Clement L. Vallandigham and the “Peace Democracy,” and of the question of negro suffrage in Ohio. Also of interest are accounts of the arrest of Governor David Tod, the rise of gubernatorial candidate John Brough, and the victories and defeats of Ohio’s most prominent politician, Salmon P. Chase.
For the twenty-first century reader, Ohio Politics During the Civil War Period offers perspectives on the Buckeye State’s attitudes and actions throughout this tumultuous period, providing the kind of detail that makes history come alive.
|Publisher:||Old Hundredth Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)|