Unconditional Union Convention

May 18, 1866


Men of Virginia meet in Alexandria as Union men of the South to discuss intentions as a party.


Unconditional Union Convention. Alexandria, May 17.- The Unconditional Union Convention met to-day. A. B. Wardwell, of Richmond, was appointed chairman. John Minor Botts was present. The Convention was addressed by Horace Maynard. The attendance is very small. SECOND DISPATCH Washington, May 17.- The Union State Convention of Virginia met in the room of the United States Court at Alexandria this morning. There was a large attendance of delegates.
About this article

Contributed By

Brooke Beam




“Unconditional Union Convention,” Reconstructing Virginia, accessed March 30, 2023, https://reconstructingvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/161.