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overeignty delegates withdraw and nominate Breckenridge Douglas named by the Southerners politica into another convention, and nominated John C. Breckenridge, then Vice-President of the United Stat the Northern delegates had received from Mr. Breckenridge and his Southern supporters, not merely t power, the South would secede. Before Mr. Breckenridge was nominated I went to Washington. and ed such assurances. I have no doubt that Mr. Breckenridge was sincere, and intended to stand by his but just to say that we knew the defeat of Breckenridge was inevitable, because of the rupture of t1864, and then to sustain our young leader, Breckenridge, for the presidential nomination of that yesion. I chose to support the nomination of Breckenridge because the question for the country to detefore the giving of my support to my friend Breckenridge was a simple protest against the doctrine oe conventions. The campaign went on. The Breckenridge party put in nomination their candidates in
words to Butler, 878-879. Tyler, Ex-President, in peace convention, 167; influences President Buchanan, 218. U United States of Columbia concedes land, 904. Ursuline Convent, 110-123; bill for relief of sufferers at brought by Butler, 113. Usher, Col. Roland G., warden of State prison, Massachusetts, 974. V Van Buren, Martin, first political speech made in favor of, 77; presidential candidacy in 1848, 117, 131. Van Dorm, General, at Vicksburg, 258, 463, 478; orders Breckenridge to attack Baton Rouge, 481. Van Lieu, Miss, letter to Butler, 640. Van Nostrand & Co., N. Y., 834. Van Vliet, Assistant Quartermaster-General, secures Butler's headquarters in New York, 750. Varina road, Butler's ride upon, 734-735; Butler's headquarters near, 738. Vernon, Mrs., 79. Vicksburg, military operations, 454, 464, 477, 480; reference to, 670. Victoria, Queen, reference to medal presented to Crimean soldiers, 742. Volunteer Militia, membership in, 123, 127;