President Jefferson Davis submits his message on the state of the Confederacy to the Confederate Congress as it assembles for its third session at Richmond.
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The Partisan Ranger Act
The Confederate Congress approves a measure authorizing the organization of guerrilla forces to help combat the Federal invasion.
The Confederate Conscription Act
Jefferson Davis signs a bill into law creating the first national military draft in American history.
Cease This Child’s Play
Jefferson Davis submits a special message to the Confederate Congress urging members to approve military conscription.
The Deteriorating State of the Confederacy
March 13, 1865 – President Jefferson Davis submitted a contentious message to the Confederate Congress as a growing sense of defeat spread throughout the South.
Confederate Slave Recruitment
March 13, 1865 – Confederate President Jefferson Davis signed a bill into law authorizing the recruitment of slaves into the Confederate armies. The bill had
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