The Confederate Republic: A Revolution against Politics

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Adams, John, 166
Akin, Warren, 231-32, 291
Alabama: secession in, 34-36; and slave trade, 52; and Confederate Constitution, 61; and election of Davis, 66; early disaffection in, 77; 1861 Senate elections, 101-2; 1861 gubernatorial election, 106; 1863 state elections, 220-21; 1863 congressional elections, 225, 227, 229, 348 nn. 33, 39, 349 (n. 54); and suspension of specie payments, 310 (n. 57); peace meetings in, 360 (n. 10)
Albany Atlas and Argus, 322 (n. 22)
Alcorn, James Lusk, 175
Alfriend, Frank, 189
Allen, Henry Watkins, 279 American Revolution: and Montgomery convention, 46, 48; and formation of Confederacy, 65; and Davis's inauguration, 122-23; and early Confederate military crisis, 134-35; invoked to rally patriots, 176
Anderson, Benedict, 14
Anderson, Clifford, 232
Antiparty ideology, 2-5; in antebellum South, 10-19; and secession, 21-22, 30, 308 (n. 37); and Montgomery convention, 49; in Confederate Constitution, 58, 315 (n. 76); and election of Jefferson Davis, 64; and civil religion, 77, 135; in 1861 Confederate elections, 88; and 1861 congressional elections, 95; in 1861 state elections, 104-5; in early Confederacy, 112-13, 119-20; in address of prominent Georgians, 119; in Confederate Congress, 124-25; and dangers of dissent, 144; and attacks on Davis, 148-49; persistence of in divided Confederacy, 173; in Confederate jeremiads, 187-88; as source of weakness in Confederacy, 210-13; in 1863 elections, 214-19, 221-22, 350 (n. 62); in 1864 political debate, 252-53; and peace movement, 272; in Confederacy's final days, 284; in North, 305 (n. 25)
Anti-Semitism, 73, 103, 185, 339 (n. 38)
Aristotle, 48
Arkansas: secession convention, 40; 1861 elections, 96, 101; early dissent in, 114; defense of, 168; and defense of Vicksburg, 170; 1863 congressional elections, 232, 348 (n. 34); governor and military board, 332 (n. 64)
Armistead, Robert, 143
Arrington, Archibald, 97
Ashe, Thomas S., 233-34, 279
Atlanta, Ga., 264-66, 270
Augusta, Ga., 180, 274
Augusta Constitutionalist, 167
Ayer, Lewis M., 350 (n. 60)
Baker, James M., 101
Baker, Jean, 9
Baldwin, John B., 348 (n. 34)
Banks, Nathaniel P., 210
Barbour, James A., 102
Barksdale, Ethelbert, 188, 280, 289, 295


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