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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

February 08, 1863

Proposal for Southern States to Secede from Confederacy

The Southern Confederacy of Atlanta reported that Confederate Senator Herschel Johnson (from Georgia) had proposed an amendment to the Confederate Constitution, allowing any state to secede peaceably if they chose to do so.

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