Civil War Institute
Welcome to the Civil War Institute’s “This Month in Civil War History” for December.
In December of 1860 delegates met in Columbus, South Carolina and voted in favor of seceding from the Union. In their justification for leaving the Union, the delegates emphasized their fear that the newly elected President Abraham Lincoln would outlaw slavery. [excerpt]
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Lauck, Jeffrey L., "This Month in Civil War History: December 2015" (2015). The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History. 131.