White Supremacy

Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War

Submitted by FHMaster on Sun, 01/08/2017 - 12:02

In late 1860 and early 1861, state-appointed commissioners traveled the length and breadth of the slave South carrying a fervent message in pursuit of a clear goal: to persuade the political leadership and the citizenry of the uncommitted slave states to join in the effort to destroy the Union and forge a new Southern nation.