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The Limits of Dissent: Clement L. Vallandigham & the Civil War

by Klement, Frank L.
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Issue: Summer 1999
ISBN: 0823218902

This biography's subject is a congressman from Ohio whose opposition to Lincoln led to an 1863 military court conviction for the "habit of declaring sympathy for the enemy." Despite Vallan-digham's brilliant defense of civil liberties, "time vindicated Lincoln, not Vallandigham."

review of The Limits of Dissent: Clement L. Vallandigham & the Civil War, by Klement, Frank L., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 1999).