The Incredible Evolution Of The Confederate States Of America

Published February 27, 2013
Updated September 1, 2017

Evolution Confederate States Of America

Formed in 1861 and enduring until its demise in 1865, the Confederate States of America comprised 11 states, two less-formally declared states and one new territory during its existence. Outraged at the demand to abolish slavery, anti-union fervor swept through slave-owning states that ultimately led to South Carolina’s secession on December 20, 1860.

All That's Interesting
Your curiosity knows no bounds. Neither do we.
Close Pop-in
Like History Uncovered On Facebook

Get The Most Interesting Stories From History In Your Feed