Texas secedes from the Union, and the Federal military commander in the state controversially turns over all property to the Texans.
Tag: David E. Twiggs
The Course That Texas Shall Pursue
Texas Governor Sam Houston opposes secession but cannot stop the state convention from proceeding. The Federal military commander in the state asks again for instructions.
Striking While It Is Yet To-day
The Florida legislature kicks off the month by meeting in special session to consider seceding from the Union. Other states would soon follow.