The faction of slave owners and their political allies which anti-slavery Americans saw as dominating the country. Wilson was a founder of the. In 1848, and served as the party chairman during the 1852 presidential election. He worked diligently to build an anti-slavery coalition, which came to include the Free Soil Party, anti-slavery. (Know Nothings), and anti-slavery Whigs called.When the Free Soil party dissolved in the mid-1850s, Wilson joined the. Which he helped found, and which was organized largely in line with the anti-slavery coalition he had nurtured in the 1840s and 1850s. While a Senator during the. , and his experience as a militia general, organizer and commander of a. Regiment, and chairman of the Senate military committees enabled him to assist the. Administration in the organization and oversight of the Union Army and.
After the Civil War, he supported the Radical Republican program for. In 1872, he was elected Vice President as the running mate of.President of the United States. Who was running for a second term. The Grant and Wilson ticket was successful, and Wilson served as Vice President from March 4, 1873 until his death on November 22, 1875. Wilson's effectiveness as Vice President was limited after he suffered from a debilitating stroke in May 1873, and his health continued to decline until he was the victim of a fatal stroke while working in the. The item "1872 Vice President Henry Wilson Autographed Signed Handwritten Letter" is in sale since Monday, November 23, 2015.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Historical". The seller is "zartanthegreat1" and is located in Woodstock, Georgia. This item can be shipped worldwide.