On December 20, 1860, when it became clear that Lincoln would be the next president, South Carolina became the first state to declare its secession... Read more
A Declaration of the Immediate Causes which Induce and Justify the Secession of the State of Mississippi from the Federal Union.
In the... Read more
On January 10, 1861, delegates to the Florida Convention in Tallahassee voted to secede from the United States of America. The following month,... Read more
Tennesseans voted in favor of secession by a large majority—102,172 to 47,238—on June 8, 1861. In the mountainous eastern part of the state,... Read more