Confederate and union states map. The text of the csa constitution was verified at the university of oklahoma and the library of congress and was marked up for web display by steve mount. Hills and james longstreets units encountered union resistance and sustained heavy casualties. South carolina led the way out of the union on december 20 1860 and by march 1861 six more states outraged over lincolns election to the presidency and emboldened by south carolinas. Led by jefferson davis and existing.
The confederate states in 1862 in dark green. The confederate states of america was a collection of 11 states that seceded from the united states in 1860 following the election of president abraham lincoln. A white nationalist rally that turned violent in charlottesville va on aug. Since the end of the american civil war personal and official use of confederate flags and of flags derived from these has continued under some controversy.
Civil war confederate and union prisoners of war. There were several flags of the confederate states of america used during its existence from 1861 to 1865. On september 14 at the base of south mountain near sharpsburg confederate generals dh. Medium green denotes western counties of virginia that separated from that state and were admitted to the union as west virginia.
In the context of the american civil war 186165 the border states were slave states that did not declare a secession from the union and did not join the confederacy. 12 brought renewed attention to dozens of confederate monuments around the country.