Confederate States of America: Polity Style: 1861-1865

4 Feb 1861 delegates from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and South Carolina convened as a Congress in Montgomery, Alabama [Journal of the Confederate Congress, 1:7]
8 Feb 1861 "Constitution for the Provisional Government of the Confederate States of America" is approved by the Congress and becomes immediately operative [Journal of the Confederate Congress, 1:39; Statutes at Large of the Provisional Government of the Confederate States of America, 1-8]
8 Feb 1861 - 10 May 1865 Confederate States of America
10 May 1865 government ceased to function de facto upon capturing of the President of the Confederate States of America by alien troops
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