04 February 2015

On This Day: Confederate government forms

By now, in 1861, several states had seceded from the Union. It was On This Day that delegates from those states formed the Confederate Government. The convention was held in Montgomery, Alabama. Seven states attended that convention. They were Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and South Carolina. 

 

On This Day is a prompt I started this month to further explore historical events.                 

© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.