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Confederate States of America

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  • Jacob C. Tingler, (CSA) (1844 - 1919)
    Co.F,25th Va.Inf.Regt.-CSA Find a Grave Memorial
  • Robert "Robin" Alford, (CSA) (1814 - 1891)
    ALFORD, Robert 'Robin'- CIVIL WAR VETERAN- CONFEDERATE- 34th Battalion Virginia Calvary- (Witcher's Battalion) also 1st Battalion Virginia Mountain Rifles.--Fought against 'General' George Armstrong Cu...
  • Captain George Harsh, (CSA) (1827 - 1895)
    Capt. George Harsh, Company E, First TN Infantry - Confederate Army, captured at Shiloh, released after 3 months. He went into business and built his home "Elm Grove" on Bledsoes Creek in Sumner C...
  • George Edmund Badger, Jr. (1838 - 1883)
    Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Confederate Link : George Edmund Badger, jr., b. Jan. 20, 1838 ; d. Jan. 20, 1883. He was a practicing physician and surgeon in the Confederate Army. Married Oct. 2...
  • Major Richard Cogdell Badger (1839 - 1882)
    Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Confederate Rank: Sgt., 3rd Sgt: Promoted to Sgt.Major June 3, 1861; Promoted to Capt. June 2, 1862; Promoted to Major July 15, 1862 Co.: K & C Regiment: 14th Nor...

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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