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Confederate States of America

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  • Nathan J. Pitman (1844 - 1883)
    Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Confederate Enlisted: April 18, 1861 Rank: Pvt. Co.: C&F Regt: 10th Virginia Branch: Infantry Captured:July 3, 1863 at Battle of Gettysburg. Held prisoner a...
  • Lt. Valentine Ripley, (CSA) (1835 - 1869)
    Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Confederate Rank: Lt. Co.: G Regt.: 33rd Va. Branch: Infantry From Shenandoah Valley Confederate Soldiers: RIPLEY, VALENTINE born: 21 Apr 1835 died: 17 ...
  • Martin Luther Sullivan, (CSA) (1834 - 1917)
    Military service : Civil War- Infantry Fifty-Fifth Virginia Infantry Residence : 1880 - Falmouth, Stafford, Virginia, United States Residence : 1900 - Falmouth District (south & east part), Staffor...
  • Colonel George Hall Hazlehurst (CSA) (1824 - 1883)
    Hazlehurst, Georgia is named for Colonel George Hall Hazlehurst, who was born in 1824 in Glynn County, Georgia, to Robert Hazlehurst Jr. and Elizabeth Hall Hazlehurst. Among his family members were...
  • Peter Benjamin Decherd, (CSA) (1831 - 1864)
    Military Service: U.S. Civil War (1861-1865). Confederate States Army (CSA) KIA Battle of Mansfield, La on April 8, 1864. Peter Benjamin Decherd lost his life in the Battle of Mansfield as a Confeder...

The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.A.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized secessionist state existing from 1861–65. It was originally formed by seven slave states in the Lower South region of the United States whose regional economy was mostly dependent upon agriculture, particularly cotton, and a plantation system of production which in turn largely relied upon slave labor. Each had declared their secession from the United States following the November 1860 election of Republican Abraham Lincoln on a platform which opposed expansion of slavery. The new nation was proclaimed in February 1861 before Lincoln took office in March, but was considered illegal by the U.S. After war began in April, four states of the Upper South also declared their secession and joined the Confederacy. The Confederacy later accepted Missouri and Kentucky as members, although neither officially declared secession nor were ever controlled by Confederate forces.

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