Tennessee voters approve secession from the Union, but eastern Tennessee remains defiantly Unionist.
The Confederate Congress votes to adjourn after approving the relocation of the national capital from Montgomery, Ala., to Richmond, Va.
North Carolina becomes the 10th state to secede from the Union and join the Confederacy.
Delegates to the Arkansas State Convention vote to secede from the Union.
The Tennessee legislature votes to secede from the Union and joins the Confederacy before the popular vote on the matter takes place.
Jefferson Davis delivers a message to the Confederate Congress condemning the Lincoln administration’s declaration of war against the Confederacy.