Confederate Congress

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Military History Of African Americans In The American Civil War - Confederate States Army
... Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and South Carolina, in order of authorization) as well as the Confederate Congress ... participate in the defense of their state, the unit was used by Confederate authorities for public display and propaganda purposes but was not allowed to fight." A Union army regiment was later ... General Patrick Cleburne In January 1864, General Patrick Cleburne and several other Confederate officers in the Army of Tennessee proposed using slaves as soldiers in the ...
List Of Presidents Of The United States By Other Elected Offices Held - Foreign Governments - Colonial and Confederate Legislators
... Legislature President Year(s) served Notes Confederate Congress John Tyler 1861 Delegate to the Provisional Confederate Congress and elected to the House of Representatives of the ...
Theodore Legrand Burnett
... an American soldier, attorney, and a prominent politician in the Confederate States of America ... He represented Kentucky from 1861 to 1865 in the Provisional Confederate Congress, the First Confederate Congress, and the Second Confederate Congress ...
Confederate States Army - Establishment, Control, Conscription
... The Confederate Congress provided for a Confederate Army patterned after the United States Army ... army was established by an act of the Confederate Congress passed February 28, 1861, one week before the act which established the permanent regular army organization, passed March 6, 1861 ... Although the two forces were to exist concurrently, very little was done to organize the Confederate regular army ...

Famous quotes containing the words congress and/or confederate:

    Any officer fit for duty who at this crisis would abandon his post to electioneer for a seat in Congress ought to be scalped.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    During the Civil War the area became a refuge for service- dodging Texans, and gangs of bushwhackers, as they were called, hid in its fastnesses. Conscript details of the Confederate Army hunted the fugitives and occasional skirmishes resulted.
    —Administration in the State of Texa, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)