Thursday, February 24, 2011

Permanent Confederate Constitution completed

St. John's Church, Washington, DC
  • The Convention in Montgomery completes work on the writing of the Permanent Constitution of the Confederate States of America. Debate will soon begin./1861

  • In Washington, President-elect Lincoln and family attend church with Senator William Seward at St. John’s Episcopal Church across from the Executive Mansion, and in the afternoon and evening meets with Kentucky Senator John J. Crittenden, Massachusetts Congressman Charles Francis Adams, and Vice President John C. Breckinridge as Senator Seward reviews and makes comments on Lincoln’s draft of his Inaugural Address./1861

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