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July 4, 1868 Democrat National Convention Opens as Reported by Southern Conservative Paper Recon150

Discussion in 'Post Civil War History, The Reconstruction Period' started by Pat Young, Jul 3, 2018.

  1. Pat Young

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    The Memphis Avalanche covered the Democratic National Convention beginning on July 4, 1868 from the Southern white conservative Democratic point of view. It pays particular attention to Tennessee's Andrew Johnson and Nathan Bedford Forrest:


    Telegraph Midnight Dispatches. Convention. Assemblage of the National Democratic Convention. An Immense Delegation Present, Representing
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    Memphis Daily Avalanche
    Sunday, Jul 05, 1868
    Memphis, TN
    Vol: 11
    Issue: 152
    Page: 2

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    Two years after joining the KKK, three years after he led rebel forces in attempting to break up the USA, five years after his command massacred Union prisoners, ten years after being a slave dealer, Gen. Forrest is welcomed at the Democratic convention.
     
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    He was the celebrity leader of a Tennessee delegation pledged to Pres. Andrew Johnson which may tell you where Johnson was on the political spectrum.
     
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