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Indiana's Democrats hold a mass meeting at their convention in Indianapolis

Indiana State Capitol, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1861, artist's impression
05/20/1863
The Indiana Democratic State convention met in Indianapolis around the state capitol and a large gathering heard from some prominent party leaders.  Most of the speeches were in powerful opposition to Lincoln Administration policies and they went off mostly peacefully, although some scuffles were reported.  Among the speakers were Daniel Wolsey Voorhees, who also served as president of the meeting, and Thomas Andrews Hendricks.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"Disloyal Men in Council: The Copperhead Pow-wow in Indianapolis," Chicago Tribune, May 21, 1863, p. 1. 

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