Jefferson Davis takes the oath of office to become the first official president of the Confederate States of America.
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The Confederate National Elections
Elections take place throughout the Confederacy to replace the provisional national government with a permanent one.
The Death of Stephen A. Douglas
Prominent U.S. Senator Stephen A. Douglas, a Democrat who supports the Lincoln administration’s war effort, dies at 48.
The Old Dominion Mobilizes
Virginians mobilize to defend their state against an impending Federal invasion from Washington.
The New Confederate Government Gets to Work
The new Confederate vice president takes office, and the Provisional Congress gets started on making laws for the new nation.
The Confederate States of America
Delegates to the Montgomery convention adopt a constitution, a Congress, and a chief executive in just five days.
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