1864 Democratic National Convention
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"Chicago's second National Convention." Chicago History. Vol. VII, No. 4 (Summer 1964): 104.
Call No. Local History Ref F548.1.C465 (2nd floor open shelf).
The 1864 Democratic Convention was the second national convention to be hosted in the city of Chicago. The event was held in the "Democratic National Amphitheater," initially called "The Wigwam." Over the course of the convention, George B. McClellan was nominated as the Democratic candidate for President.