"Mr. Ingersoll's Speech" from The Philadelphia Public Ledger, August 25, 1862

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"Mr. Ingersoll's Speech" from The Philadelphia Public Ledger, August 25, 1862

Charles Ingersoll gave this speech to a group of Democrats in 1862, urging them to vote against the Republicans. The speech was printed in the Philadelphia Public Ledger, a paper that sympathized with the South during the Civil War.