The Confederate Congress

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CONTENTS
Prefacevii
I SECESSION AND CONFEDERATION1
II LIFE AT THE CONFEDERATE CAPITALS11
III TRIAL AND ERROR GOVERNMENT22
IV CONGRESSIONAL ELECTIONS42
V MOBILIZATION OF MANPOWER60
VI CONSCRIPTION UNDER ATTACK74
VII MORE MEN!86
VIII OF OFFICERS AND MEN102
IX ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION116
X THE CONDUCT OF THE WAR140
XI THE WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS150
XII FOREIGN AFFAIRS161
XIII THE PEACE MOVEMENT171
XIV FINANCING THE WAR184
XV THE LOYAL OPPOSITION218
APPENDIX: Biographical Notes on Confederate Congressmen236
Notes245
Bibliography270
Index280

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