Once back in the Union, Alabama drafted a new constitution that would undo many of the elements required for its reinstatement. Alabama's citizens would vote on it in 1875.
Broken Unions, Part Four
Margaret Nunnelly came a-callin' on Lieutenant Scott. Perhaps they'd known each other before the war. Perhaps she was looking for news on her brothers. Perhaps she knew what she wanted and she wanted Willis.
The Many Wives of Patrick, Part 1: Rixey Ann Watson
On 8 June 1861, voters in Tennessee approved a referendum to secede from the United States of America to join the Confederacy, the last state to do so. Upon the end of the Civil War, Tennessee was the first of the seceding states to have its elected members re-admitted to the United States Congress, on…