Disunion: Virginia’s Bad Old Man

Disunion: Virginia’s Bad Old Man

It was two days after the presidential inauguration, and the Virginia secession convention was in an uproar. The pro-secession minority insisted that Abraham Lincoln’s Inaugural Address was a declaration of war against the South. But the delegate from rural Franklin County, Jubal Early, nicknamed the “Bad Old Man” for his stubborn attitude and imposing figure, would have none of it.

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