History and Government Faculty Publications

Title

Family Ties, Party Realities, and Political Ideology: George Hunt Pendleton and Partisanship in Antebellum Cincinnati

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Summer 2003

Journal Title

Ohio Valley History

Volume

3

Issue

2

First Page

17

Last Page

30

Abstract

George Hunt Pendleton, the vice presidential running mate of George Brinton McClellan in 1864 and a US senator from Ohio, chose to become a Democrat during the 1850's because of the influence of his father, Nathanael Greene Pendleton, and his political ideology. Nathanael had also been a US senator from Ohio.

Keywords

George Hunt Pendleton, Cincinnati, Ohio


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