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A Southern Confederacy

Title

A Southern Confederacy

Description

A newspaper article in The Knoxville Whig, discussing the implications of South Carolina's actions of firing on Fort Sumter and pleading with Tennesseans to support Union and not act radically like several of the other states that had already seceded.

Creator

Knoxville Whig

Date

January 26, 1861

Type

Event

Text

The hast and incosiderate section of South Carolina and other Cotton States...the border state can never live in peace with such men.

Bibliography

"A Southern Confederacy," Brownlows Knoxville Whig, 26 January, 1861. Front Page.

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Knoxville Whig, A Southern Confederacy, Civil War Era NC, accessed April 25, 2017, http://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/369.