Background - The Confederate Constitution The primary author of the Constitution of the Confederate States of America (CSA) was Robert Barnwell Rhett, an elected representative to the Provisional Confederate States Congress from South Carolina. He chaired a committee of twelve appointed by the Provisional Confederate States Congress in Montgomery Alabama beginning on February 5, 1861.... Continue Reading →
How the Confederacy got their Weapons – Fueling the Confederate War Machine
When the Civil War began, the Union instituted a blockade of Southern ports. This crippled the Confederacy and left them attempting to find ways around the blockade. Learn about how the Confederacy fueled their war machine and got around the blockade.