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Secession at Yale  |  John C. Calhoun and Cassius Clay  |  Yale and the Confederacy  |  The Civil War and its Aftermath

The 19th Century: John C. Calhoun and Cassius Clay
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Longstreet to Bishop Spalding
Written from the president's office at the University of Mississippi, Longstreet attacks the anti-Catholic plank of the American Party, better known as the Know-Nothings.

Augustus Baldwin Longstreet to Bishop Spalding, October 27, 1855