Fernando Wood, American politician, c1860s (1955). Artist: Unknown

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Fernando Wood, American politician, c1860s (1955). Wood (1812-1881) served as United States congressman from 1841-1843, 1863-1865 and 1867-1881 and was twice Mayor of New York City (1856-1858, 1860-1862). He was a prominent 'Copperhead', a northern Democrat who opposed the American Civil War, proposing that New York secede from the Union and become a free city in order to continue to benefit from its lucrative cotton trade with the South. A print from Mathew Brady Historian with a Camera by James D Horan, Bonanza Books, New York, 1955.


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  1. 0580023329
  1. 2-365-481
  1. 2365481
  1. 307209

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  1. Mathew Brady: American: Photographer
Subject
  1. Fernando Wood: American: Politician
People Related
  1. James D Horan: : Author

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