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Vallandigham, Clement Laird

Born: 1820 AD
Died: 1871 AD
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US lawyer and Democratic politician


vocal opponent of Northern policies up to and during Civil War


Representative from Ohio 1858-1863


interrogated John Brown at Harpers Ferry 1859 and concluded that Brown was pawn in larger conspiracy


arrested by Union troops 1863 for remarks sympathetic to South and banished to Confederacy