John Cabell Breckinridge
John Cabell Breckinridge was a lawyer, U.S. Representative, Senator from Kentucky, Vice President of the United States, Southern Democratic candidate for President in 1860, a Confederate general in the American Civil War, and the last Confederate Secretary of War.
Benson John Lossing, ed. Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (vol. 1) (New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1912)
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