Breckinridge, John Cabell

John Cabell Breckinridge, detail
Life span
01/15/1821—05/17/1875

Life Summary

Full name
  John Cabell Breckinridge
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Disputed
Death Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  White
Sectional choice
  South
Origins
  Slave State
No. of Siblings
  0
No. of Spouses
  1
No. of Children
  6
Family
 
Mary Cyrene Burch (wife, 1843)
Education
  Princeton (College of New Jersey)
  Transylvania
  Other
Other Education
  Centre College, KY
Occupation
  Politician
  Military
  Attorney or Judge
  Businessman
Political Parties
  Democratic
  Southern Democratic (1860)
Government
  Buchanan Administration (1857-61)
  US House of Representatives
  State legislature
Military
  US military (Pre-Civil War)
  Confederate Army

Note Cards

Events

Documents

Subject
 
Date Title
02/14/1857 New York Times, "The Joint Committee to Notify the President and Vice-President Elect," February 14, 1857
03/06/1858 (Concord) New Hampshire Statesman, “Douglas in the Senate,” March 6, 1858
10/23/1858 New York Times, “Vice-President Breckenridge for Douglas,” October 23, 1858
01/10/1859 Charleston (SC) Mercury, “Presidential Aspirants,” January 10, 1859
06/29/1859 New York Times, “Albany and Richmond,” June 29, 1859
08/30/1859 Lowell (MA) Citizen & News, “Presidential,” August 30, 1859
10/17/1859 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Where will they Go?,” October 17, 1859
06/26/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Thirty Days From Now,” June 26, 1860
06/28/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “An Explanation,” June 28, 1860
06/29/1860 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “A Difference of Opinion,” June 29, 1860
07/04/1860 New York Times, “The Presidential Election,” July 4, 1860
07/07/1860 Atchison (KS) Freedom's Champion, “The Democratic ‘Irrepressible Conflict,’” July 7, 1860
07/07/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Shabby Treatment,” July 7, 1860
07/10/1860 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “A Political Dodge,” July 10, 1860
07/12/1860 Charlestown (VA) Free Press, “In A Quandary,” July 12, 1860
07/17/1860 New York Times, “The Fears of Mr. Wigfall,” July 17, 1860
07/18/1860 Raleigh (NC) Register, “The President on the Stump,” July 18, 1860
07/19/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “An Important Change,” July 19, 1860
07/21/1860 New York Times, “The Herald in Harness,” July 21, 1860
07/22/1860 New York Herald, “Lincoln or Breckinridge,” July 22, 1860
07/22/1860 William T. Sherman to Thomas Ewing, Jr., July 22, 1860
07/30/1860 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Disunion,” July 30, 1860
07/31/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Making a Cat’s-Paw of Douglas,” July 31, 1860
08/02/1860 Ripley (OH) Bee, “The Two Kinds of Intervention,” August 2, 1860
08/03/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Result of Freedom,” August 3, 1860
08/04/1860 New York Herald, “The Election in North Carolina,” August 4, 1860
08/06/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “A Word For Douglasites,” August 6, 1860
08/08/1860 Lowell (MA) Citizen & News, "Who Are For Disunion?," August 8, 1860
08/09/1860 Charlestown (VA) Free Press, "Precipitate A Revolution," August 9, 1860
08/10/1860 New York Times, "Politics at the South," August 10, 1860
08/11/1860 James Buchanan to Gerard Hallock, August 11, 1860
08/16/1860 Ripley (OH) Bee, "Let Us Frighten Them," August 16, 1860
08/17/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “How the Field Looks,” August 17, 1860
08/20/1860 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “The South for Bell and Everett,” August 20, 1860
08/21/1860 Milwaukee (WI) Sentinel, "Not Going to Dissolve the Union," August 21, 1860
08/21/1860 New York Times, “Mr. Yancey's Speech,” August 21, 1860
08/23/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, "No Go Yet," August 23, 1860
08/25/1860 (Montpelier) Vermont Patriot, "California for Douglas," August 25, 1860
08/28/1860 (Jackson) Mississippian, "Facts for the People," August 28, 1860
08/30/1860 Charlestown (VA) Free Press, “A Broken Platform,” August 30, 1860
09/03/1860 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “A Two-Edged Sword,” September 3, 1860
09/10/1860 New York Times, “Speech of Mr. Breckinridge,” September 10, 1860
09/11/1860 (Jackson) Mississippian, "Mr. Breckinridge’s Great Speech at Lexington," September 11, 1860
09/13/1860 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, "The Disunion Movement," September 13, 1860
09/13/1860 Ripley (OH) Bee, “The War of the Giants,” September 13, 1860
09/17/1860 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Mum on the Great Question,” September 17, 1860
09/20/1860 New York Times, “Disunion Ravings,” September 20, 1860
09/23/1860 New York Herald, “The Missouri Breckinridge State Convention,” September 23, 1860
10/05/1860 New York Times, “Found at Last,” October 5, 1860
10/09/1860 Milwaukee (WI) Sentinel, "Judge Taney vs. Douglas," October 9, 1860
10/10/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Information Wanted,” October 10, 1860
10/11/1860 Charlestown (VA) Free Press, “A Trap For Douglas,” October 11, 1860
10/14/1860 New York Herald, “Disturbance at a Breckinridge Barbecue in Kentucky,” October 14, 1860
10/26/1860 New York Times, “The Disunion Plot at Washington,” October 26, 1860
10/29/1860 Chicago (IL) Tribune, "The Union at the South," October 29, 1860
11/03/1860 New York Times, "Douglas Out of the Canvass," November 3, 1860
11/06/1860 Raleigh (NC) Register, "Look Out, Douglas Men," November 6, 1860
11/10/1860 (Montpelier) Vermont Patriot, “John C. Breckinridge,” November 10, 1860
11/10/1860 William T. Sherman to Ellen Sherman, November 10, 1860
11/20/1860 New York Times, “A Secession Breakwater,” November 20, 1860
01/21/1861 Israel Washburn Jr. to Abraham Lincoln, January 21, 1861
02/15/1861 Worthington G. Snethen to Abraham Lincoln, February 15, 1861
02/18/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “Popular Sovereignty,” February 18, 1861
03/30/1861 (Montpelier) Vermont Patriot, “The Policy of the Administration,” March 30, 1861
04/06/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “A Cheat at the Board,” April 6, 1861
04/26/1861 New York Times, “Rushing to Ruin,” April 26, 1861
05/16/1861 Ripley (OH) Bee, “Letter from a Union man in Kentucky,” May 16, 1861
05/27/1861 Boston (MA) Advertiser, “Impotent Rage,” May 27, 1861
08/27/1861 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “Union Feeling in North Carolina,” August 27, 1861
01/14/1862 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “Resignation of Secretary Cameron,” January 14, 1862
06/12/1863 Abraham Lincoln to Erastus Corning and others, June 12, 1863

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