Clement Vallandigham Delivers Anti-War Speech at Mount Vernon, Ohio

May 1, 1864

Peace Democrats rallied on May 1, 1863 in Mount Vernon, Ohio. At this gathering, Ohio's leading Peace Democrats, including Clement Vallandigham, urged attendees to denounce the Union war effort and to protest against Ambrose Burnside's General Order No. 38.  

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