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In New Orleans, a massive meeting endorses candidates for the upcoming secession convention

New Orleans, Louisiana, from Saint Patrick's Church, 1852
12/24/1860
In New Orleans, a massive evening meeting of supporters of the "Southern Rights Party" was held at the Odd Fellow's Hall.  The raucous gathering endorsed candidates for the upcoming secession convention and newspapers reported the raising of the banner of a Southern Confederacy and repeated and prolonged cheering for South Carolina and Louisiana.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
"Secession Felling at New Orleans, " New York Times, December 25, 1860.

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