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GEORGE H. PENDLETON.
GEORGE H. PENDLETON, the
Democratic candidate for the Vice-Presidency, whose portrait we give on this
page, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, July, 1825. He was elected a member of the
State Senate of Ohio in 1854 and 1855, and was the subsequent year chosen as
representative of his district in Congress, and has held that position ever
since. Personally Mr. PENDLETON is a man of pleasant manners, and has always
been popular with his associates. His sentiments are in perfect harmony with the
principles of the Chicago Platform. Unlike Cox and other representatives of his
party, PENDLETON is sincere in his political faith.
GENERAL JEFF C. DAVIS.
WE give below a portrait of
General JEFFERSON C. DAVIS, who lately distinguished himself in the battle of
Jonesborough, Georgia. He was a native of Indiana, and graduated from West Point
with the rank of Second Lieutenant of the First Artillery, June 17, 1847. In
February, 1852, he received a First Lieutenancy. He was one of the officers
Major ANDERSON'S command at
Fort Sumter. It was General DAVIS who, in
September, 1862, shot
General NELSON at the Galt House in Louisville.
General NELSON had insulted DAVIS, and the latter was acquitted of the murder.
He was at this time a Brigadier-General. He had en- (Next
HON. GEORGE H. PENDLETON.—[PHOTOGRAPHED BY BRADY]