In Indianapolis, the Indiana Democratic Party holds its state convention

The Indiana Democratic Party met at its Convention in Indianapolis to nominate a slate of candidates for the year's elections and confirm a party platform.  The gathering reiterated their support for President Johnson, applauded his vetoes, condemned any move towards the African-American franchise, and proposed that money being allocated to the Freedmens' Bureau be instead ear-marked for Union widows and orphans.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation
"From Indianapolis: Copperhead State Convention," Chicago Tribune, March 16, 1866, p. 1 
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Campaigns/Elections
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