Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Louisiana to draft secession ordinance

Louisiana Secession Flag
  • The Louisiana State Convention meeting today in Baton Rouge appoints a committee to draft an Ordinance of Secession and write regulations for travel along the Mississippi River./1861 

  • The Georgia legislature passes a bill authorizing Governor Joseph E. Brown to form a state army of two regiments of infantry or one infantry and one artillery and a state navy of four ships./1861

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