Statistics for occurrence #1 of “John C. Breckinridge” in chapter 33, section c.33.104, page 102 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12.:
...he respect of mankind than will spring from the wisdom to see the path of duty at this time, and the courage to follow it, regardless alike of praise or blame.
Respectfully and truly your friend, John C. Breckinridge , Sec. of War.
This paper is endorsed: Charlotte, N. C., April 23, 1865.
Letter John C. Breckinridge to the President.
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