John Cabell Breckinridge, American politician, c1860s (1955). Artist: Unknown

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John Cabell Breckinridge, American politician, c1860s (1955). Before the Civil War Breckinridge (1821-1875) served as a US Senator representing Kentucky, then as the 14th Vice-President of the United States, the youngest holder of that office. He ran, unsuccessfully, for President in the 1860 election. After serving as a general in both the western and eastern theatres in the Civil War, he was appointed Conferate Secretary of War in 1865, a post he held until the conflict ended. Fearing charges of treason he fled into exile, but returned to the US in 1869 after being granted an amnesty. A print from Mathew Brady Historian with a Camera by James D Horan, Bonanza Books, New York, 1955.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0580023311
  1. 2-365-463
  1. 2365463

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3722x4693
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Creator
  1. Unknown: :
After
  1. Mathew Brady: American: Photographer
Subject
  1. John Cabell Breckinridge: American: lawyer, politician, soldier, general
People Related
  1. James D Horan: : Author
Medium
  1. Photograph
Picture Type
  1. Portrait

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