1861 Richmond, Virginia becomes the capital of the Confederate States
of America, a title it held until being captured by Union forces near the end of the US Civil War in April 1865.
Following Lincoln's assassination, the Radicals took control of Congress and passed Reconstruction Acts in 1867 and 1888 that dealt more harshly with the Confederate states
than Lincoln had envisioned.
Counting the Mississippi House as Republican but the Virginia Senate as tied, Republicans now control 19 of the 22 chambers in the 11 Confederate states
of the "'Old South.
The political, economic, social, and military challenges facing the Confederate States
of America during the American Civil War have been well documented by generations of historians.
He went on to report that 60,878 of that total had been seized by the Confederate states
and that a further 58,362 rifles and muskets were in danger of being seized by the states of Georgia and North Carolina.
The Confederate States
of America was formed 150 years ago this year, and crushed after a bloody war 146 years ago.
Some claim African-Americans also fought for the pro-slavery Confederate states
It is easy to be beaten about the ears with accusations of racism if one defends states' rights, because the lazy thinker segues from states' rights to the secession of the Confederate states
and, from there, to an assumption that anyone defending states' rights therefore secretly must be a fan of slavery.
In February 1861, South Carolina and five other states announced that they were now the Confederate States
In his case, the financial innovation was newly printed money from the newly formed Confederate States
of America, and the lackadaisical enforcement was practiced by the federal government.
The Confederate States
were initially eager to enlist the help of the Native Americans, but backed away from their eager beginnings after the battle of Pea Ridge.
Mason and Sliddell had been sent by Confederate President Jefferson Davis and the Confederate Congress to lobby France and England into recognizing the Confederate States
as a legitimate country.
Pope Pius IX never actually signed any kind of alliance or "statement of support" with the Confederate States
of America, but to those who understand the nuance of papal protocol, what he did do was quite astonishing.
The divisiveness that would impact the Confederate states
as they fought Union forces in the American Civil War is apparent.
Raphael Semmes of the Confederate States
Navy (CSN), eluded them.