The Constitution of the Confederate States

The Constitution of the Confederate States

by Applewood Books, Alexander Clayton, Edward Sparrow, Alexandre DeClouet
     
 

The Confederate States adopted their Permanent Constitution on March 11, 1861. The original document consisted of five vellum sheest pasted together to form a scroll over twelve feet long. The original document, along with many other documents of the Confederacy, was found at a train station in 1865 by a war-time correspondent, Felix DeFontaine. In 1883, he sold

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The Confederate States adopted their Permanent Constitution on March 11, 1861. The original document consisted of five vellum sheest pasted together to form a scroll over twelve feet long. The original document, along with many other documents of the Confederacy, was found at a train station in 1865 by a war-time correspondent, Felix DeFontaine. In 1883, he sold the manuscript to Mrs. George Wymberley Jones DeRenne. In 1939, the DeRenne family sold the document to the University of Georgia, where it now resides.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557091789
Publisher:
Applewood Books
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Series:
Little Books of Wisdom Series
Pages:
36
Sales rank:
936,241
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.34(d)

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