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"The Convention," The Wilmington Journal, June 28, 1860.

Title

"The Convention," The Wilmington Journal, June 28, 1860.

Description

The editor of the Wilmington Journal discusses the issues presented during the Democratic National Convention of 1860. The author begins by disussing the voting strength and turn out for supporters of the Douglass platform. The important focus of the article focuses on North Carolina and her efforts to reconcile the southern states that were planning secession with the northern Democratic representatitves present in Charleston. The author mentions that not once did North Carolina ever give up in her efforts to maintain peace.

Creator

The Wilmington Journal

Source

“The Convention,” The Wilmington Journal, June 28, 1860, in Southern Editorials on Secession, ed. Dwight Lowell Dumond (New York: The Century Co., 1931), 133-135.

Date

1860-06-28

Type

Document

Coverage

Wilmington, North Carolina
New Hanover County, North Carolina

Original Format

Newspaper Article

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Citation

The Wilmington Journal, "The Convention," The Wilmington Journal, June 28, 1860., Civil War Era NC, accessed April 25, 2017, http://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/275.